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Jesus "Jesse" L. Rodriguez

July 28, 1944 ~ October 28, 2018 (age 74)

Jesus L. “Jesse” Rodriguez, 74, of Rogers, AR passed away October 28, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers. He was born July 28, 1944 in McNary, AZ to Salvador and Miquela Rodriguez.


He proudly served his country in the United States Army for 8 years. Serving in Vietnam and the National Guard.


Jesse was known for his warm smile, friendliness and his unique ability to make friends with anyone.


He had a love for posting pictures and comments on social media, spending quality time with family, and getting out to Lake Atalanta on daily basis for his morning walks. He was an active member at Rogers Activity Center and Rogers Senior Center where he also enjoyed exercising with his wife and following Arkansas Razorback sports.


Jesse was a faithful member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Rogers.


He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Raymond and Frank Sanchez.


Jesse is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara; two sons, Daniel and his wife, Joette and Vincent; a daughter, Susan and husband, Joseph; seven sisters, Theresa Sanchez, Theresa Pszoniak, Louise Seal, Martha Hutchisson, MaryLou Seifert, Mercy Vallejos, and Carol Sanchez; a brother, Gene Sanchez; seven grandchildren, Justin, Bryan, Carlee, Austin, Monica, Joseph and Kayla; and three great-grandchildren, Zoey, Journee, and Skylar.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00PM, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Stockdale-Moody Funeral Chapel with the Rosary being prayed at 6:30pm.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10AM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Martin Siebold officiating.


Burial will be at Fayetteville National Cemetery at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate any and all contributions towards a memorial to be placed at Laka Atalanta, in honor of Jesus L. Rodriguez. You may contact Daniel or Vincent Rodriguez for more details.



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