Charlie Rodriquez

Bro. Charlie Rodriquez, 53, went to be with Jesus on Saturday morning, November 11, 2017.

Funeral Service:
Thursday, November 16 at 11:00 am at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation: 1 hour prior to service.

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery

Bro. Charlie was born to Curtis Rodriguez and Tommie (Gutierrez) Rodriguez on February 8, 1964.  He had nine brothers and sisters.  He met and married the love of his life, Beatrice Resendez in 1996. They had a blended family which included seven children, so life was full.    He loved his family and loved spending time with them.

Bro. Charlie was a man who had a servant’s heart.  He spread the gospel everywhere he went.  He never met a stranger and was always ready to talk.  He and Beatrice started going to Bible Way Church in 2000 and have been a part of that church family ever since.  He ministered in the church, in the jails and prisons, and he and Beatrice enjoyed their tent ministry that was called Casting the Net in Christ Ministries. Bro. Charlie was happiest when he was sharing the gospel. He was a truck driver by trade and he shared the gospel on his CB radio to anyone that would listen.  As you can see by reading this, the common denominator in every area of his life was sharing the Word of God.

Bro. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Gloria Gutierrez.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Beatrice Rodriquez; children, Sarai Rodriquez, Stephanie Trevino and husband Toby, Clara Rodriquez and fiancé Marcos Yanez,  Erik Ramirez , Jayden Rodriquez, Julianna Rodriquez and Jasmine Rodriquez; grandchildren, Adan, Yudi, and Dahriel Garcia and Cattaleya Yanez; stepmother, Darline Rodriguez; siblings, Curtis Rodriguez, Jr. and wife, Leonora, Linda Hernandez and husband Jesse, Ricky  Rodriguez and wife Yolanda, Louis Rodriguez, Albert Rodriguez and wife Carol, Johnny Rivera and wife, Sofia, Lydia Rodriguez and fiancé George Wilson, and Richard Lamont; many brothers and sisters in law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Many times when he was preaching he would say “Don’t worry, I’m going somewhere,” well on Saturday morning he went somewhere.  Somewhere he had longed to be, Heaven.  I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.   2 Timothy 4:7

The family has created a crowd-funding account to assist with Charlie’s funeral service by Clicking Here.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Melissa K Ramirez :

    My condolences are with you. I praise God for blessing me and my brother Vincent with you Aunt B. And Uncle Charlie,the prayers and never giving up on us has led us strong in our faith and walk in God’s word. Two people who made a big difference in so many lives. God bless you and the family.Amen

  2. Heaven has gained an amazing angel. So blessed to have known him and Beatrice. I can’t be there on Thursday but know you are all in my thoughts and prayers!

  3. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the Rodriguez family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  4. Rick and Yolanda on behalf of my sister SarahBoyd and myself we offer our sympathy for the loss of ” Big Chale” he was a part of our childhood and was a lovable person. So sorry for the loss of your little brother. Lupe and Sarah

  5. Alcario Puente & Family :

    Just reading his obituarie I know Charlie had a Heart of gold. My prayers go out to all his wife and entire family and my sincerest condolences may he long be remembered

  6. Lupe and Eloisa Rangel :

    Prayers and our sympathy to the family. THE RANGEL FAMILY.

  7. Oh my Brother Charlie how I’m gonna miss you so much, I really appreciate you taking time to go minister to my daughter when she was in jail and even took her a Bible with words of encouragement you was always there when I needed you when I needed someone to talk to I’ll pray for me and I truly appreciate it now you put down your cross and pick up your crown but you’re truly going to be missed with tears in my eyes thinking about your wife and your children how much they’re going to miss you but one day we’ll all see you again love you brother Charlie rest in peace more like enjoy yourself in heaven.

  8. Mary (Chop) Rodriguez :

    My condolences on the lost of Charlie. My prayers for his family.

  9. Edward F. Flores :

    To all of Brother Charlie Rodriguez’s family, I pray that the Holy Spirit will fill your hearts with God’s unshakable peace, with His grace that is sufficient for your every need; with His mercy that cleanses your brokennes and pain; and with His incomparable love that embraces you and cancels all your fears, doubts, and worries. May the Lord overtake you at every turn with His glorious presence to meet all your needs as you remember the faithful servant of the Lord, Brother Charlie Rodriguez. He loved geniunely, fully, and graciously all who came into his sphere of influence. I was blessed for getting to know him in Mesquite, TX in the home of our mutual friend and brother in Christ, Fidel Rojas.

  10. Thomas Vaquera :

    Thank you for your constant prayers over me and my family brother Charlie. I love you and rest in heaven in the presence of the all mighty God. Your name was called and I’ll see you there when mine is. Love you brother and the good lord be with your beautiful family. Amen

  11. Another Angel Heaven has gained!! Charlie has made an impact on many lives, I know many of times he would always give me encouraging word when he seen me! My heart breaks for you Beatrice and the Family , just know your husband is not suffering in pain anymore. He’s rejoicing with his Father!! I’m praying for your hurt and the family…just know GOD’S GOT THIS! I Love You….

  12. patricia mccollough :

    No words Sis Bea, sad for u, our church family, happy for Bro. Charlie, no more pain. He has entered that circle in heaven. Soon we shall join him and hear his sermons again.

  13. Beatrice, I’m so sorry for the loss of Charlie. But oh soo Excited for him on his graduation to heaven. How lucky he is To be with Jesus. Charlie has always been a blessing in my life. I will never forget our conversations and time spent visiting one another. I love you !

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