Valentin Zacarias Rodriguez, age 60, of Pinetta passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, February 15, at 10 a.m. at the Beggs Funeral Home chapel with a graveside burial at Mt. Horeb Cemetery to follow. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home.
Rodriguez was born on November 5, 1953 in Valadeces, Tamaulipas-Mexico and moved to Florida in 1976 when began working in agriculture.
Rodriguez was best known in the community for his willingness to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed it, his hard working habits and his yearly crop of $1 watermelons every summer. Rodriguez will be greatly missed by many.
He is survived by his four children, Raymond Rodriguez (29), Amanda Rodriguez (27), Casey Rodriguez (23) and Zack Rodriguez (14); five brothers, Carlos Rodriguez (63), Pedro Rodriguez (61), Arturo Rodriguez (59), Marty Rodriguez (51), Antonio Rodriguez (37); one sister, Sara Rodriguez (53); and his mother, Maria Rodriguez (82).
His wife, Jessie Rodriguez, brother Salvador Rodriguez Jr. and his father Salvador Rodriguez, preceded him in death.
For more information regarding funeral arrangements, please contact Beggs Funeral Home at (850) 973-2258.