Amador Rodriguez Jr., 74, of Kennesaw Ga, passed away on November 24, 2022.
Amador was born on February 12, 1948, to Amador Sr. Rodriguez and Guadalupe Rodriguez in Encinal Texas. After Amador graduated from Nixon High School in 1966, he went on to study Allied Health at Laredo Junior College and graduated in May of 1974.
After graduating with a degree in Allied Health, he started his career in the United States Navy as a Corpsman and a Preventive Medicine Technician. In his time in the Navy, he got to travel the world being stationed in Okinawa Japan, Guam, and Oakland California just to name a few with his beloved wife Maria Teresa Rodriguez as well as his two children that joined them along the way. After serving in the United States Navy for 25 years, Amador Rodriguez JR retired as Chief Petty Officer in May of 1995. Soon after retiring from the navy, he started working with Tricare for life in the military base in Atlanta GA where he went on to help many people such as marines and sailors. Amador spent another 10 years serving his time to soldiers and just anyone in need of his help before officially retiring in 2005. He then went on with the rest of his life spending time with his family and friends telling jokes and putting joy in people's hearts and smiles on their faces.
In 1970, Amador met Maria Teresa while she was a student nurse at the hospital he was working at. They got married on December 22, 1973. Amador and Maria went on to have two children, Amador III (Nuno) and Angelica (Angie). Amador and Maria Rodriguez were happily married for 48 years.
Amador was predeceased by. Amador Sr., Guadalupe, and brother Alberto. He is survived by. wife Maria, Brother Armando, Sister Anna, Son Nuno, Daughter Angie, Grandchildren Tristan, Emily, Tyler, Presley and Great Grandchild Selena.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Georgia Funeral Care, 4671 S. Main St., Acworth, GA. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at 12:00 PM at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church, 1618 Ben King Rd, Kennesaw, GA.
Mr. Rodriguez will be buried at Georgia National Cemetery following the funeral.