RATLIFF CITY — Pavilion services for Lucio Ontiveros Rodriguez, 82, Ratliff City, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Monday,  Oct. 3, 2016, at the Ratliff City Cemetery Pavilion with Cyndi Rodriguez officiating and assisted by Donny Custar. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Ratliff City.
Mr. Rodriguez was born on Dec. 15, 1933, at Chihuahua, Mexico, to the late Torebio Rodriguez and  Eustolia (Ontiveros) Rodriguez. He departed this life Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at his daughter’s residence in  Wilson.
Rodriguez was raised in Mexico, coming to the U.S. at the age of 13. He resided at O’Donnell, Texas, and married the former Emma Cantu on Aug. 15, 1953. They moved to this area in 1982 and Rodriguez worked for the City of Healdton. He retired from the City of Healdton in 2006 and has since enjoyed his days gardening and selling his tomatoes.
Preceding him in death were his parents; son, Freddy Rodriguez - Dec. 20, 2011; daughter, Elida “Elly” Rodriguez - June 13, 2015; and  a son, Tino Salinas - July 2, 2016.
Survivors include his wife, Emma of the home; daughters, Mary Casarez and husband, Fred of Mount Pleasant, Texas, Catarina Lerma Rodriguez and husband, Miguel of Ada, Mela Cullins of Healdton, Carol Teel and husband, Mark of Wilson, Lucy Smith and husband, Tommy of Ardmore, and Anna Canfield and husband, Dennis of Duncan; sons, Sammy Santos and wife, Joanna of O’Donnell, Texas, Johnny Rodriguez and wife, Cyndi of San Antonio, Texas, Jamie Rodriguez and wife, Amy of Countyline, Israel Rodriguez and wife, Jamie of Bixbie, and Michale Rodriguez and wife, Gypsy of Lone Grove; brother, Guerrero Rodriguez; sisters, Manuela, Chole, Lupe, Andrea and Inez; 26 grandchildren,16 great -grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Casket Bearers will be Ruben Sotelo, Brian Rodriguez, Aaron Teel, Abram Rodriguez, Joshua Hendrix and Miguel Lerma.
Honorary Bearers are Matthew Cullins and Mark Teel.
Family visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today in the funeral home in Ratliff City.
Condolences may be shared online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.