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Salvador "Chava" Rodriguez

January 22, 1940 ~ August 5, 2019 (age 79)

Obituary

Salvador “Chava” Rodriguez, 79, entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 5th, 2019, in Brownsville, Texas. 

“Chava” as we all know him, was born in Brownsville, Texas in 1940. Sal served in the United States Air Force in the 60’s for the 96th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dyess Air Force Base. He was a proud veteran who worked as a structural pipefitter at several refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. In addition, he was an avid fisherman and shared his fishing trips with his friends and family. He was deeply loved and will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ysidoro Rodriguez and Rosa Gamboa and three brothers; George (Mary) Rodriguez, Rosendo (Norma) “Leo” Rodriguez, Eliberto “Alex” (Eva) Rodriguez.  Sal is survived by his siblings Ysidoro Rodriguez Jr., Gloria (Bill) Broderick, Janie (Carlos) Claire, Sergio (Patricia) Rodriguez, Noe (Gloria) Rodriguez and loving children; Rosie Rodriguez (Bobby) Amador, Chris Rodriguez, Richard (Jackie) Rodriguez, and Randy (Adriana) Rodriguez. He will also be missed by his 13 grandchildren and extended family members. 

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 8, 2019, with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in the South Chapel of Treviño Funeral Home. Visitation resumes 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019 with a chapel service 10 a.m. Military Honors will be at 1 p.m. at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery located at 2520 S. Inspiration Road in Mission, Texas 78572.  

Honored to serve as Chava’s pallbearers are; Randy Rodriguez, Richard Rodriguez, Kristian Amador, Patrick Rodriguez, Chris Rodriguez, and Sergio K. Rodriguez.

Family and friends are invited to view the obituary, video tribute, sign the guestbook, and leave a condolence message for Chava’s family at www.trevinofuneral.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 8, 2019

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Treviño Funeral Homes
1355 Old Port Isabel Road
Brownsville, TX 78521

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
August 8, 2019

7:00 PM
Treviño Funeral Homes
1355 Old Port Isabel Road
Brownsville, TX 78521

Visitation
Friday
August 9, 2019

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Treviño Funeral Homes
1355 Old Port Isabel Road
Brownsville, TX 78521

Chapel Service
Friday
August 9, 2019

10:00 AM
South Chapel of Trevino Funeral Home
1355 Old Port Isabel Rd.
Brownsville, TX 78521

Please note
Burial will be at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery located at 2520 S. Inspiration Road in Mission, Texas.
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