Alden “Stringbean” Pete Rodrigues of Batesville passed away on March 11, 2021 at the age of 75. He was born on March 16, 1945 in Eagle Pass, Texas to John Pete Rodrigues and Manuela Vasquez.
He married Elodia Maldonado on April 29, 1967 in Compton, California. Mr. Rodrigues was a truck driver for over 50 years.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years of Batesville; daughters, Lillian Ramirez and husband, Orlando of Batesville and Chastitie Rodrigues and husband, Eric Vela all of Bryan; sons, Alden Pete Rodrigues, Jr. and wife, Paula Mae of Batesville; sisters, Cata Sanchez of Los Angeles, California, Josephine Prado, Rosa Maldonado, and Susie Rodrigues all of Batesville; brothers, George Pete Rodrigues and wife, Isabel, Bobby Rodrigues and wife, Griselda all of La Puente, California, Charlie Rodrigues and wife, Liz of Batesville, Ray Rodrigues and wife, Monica, of Norwalk, California, and Freddy Rodrigues of Batesville; grandchildren, Kirsten Rodrigues, Alden Fabian Rodrigues, Allia Rodrigues, Sarah Rodrigues, Adam Isaiah Ramirez, and Josh Orlando Ramirez; great grandchildren, Ciara Vela, Eric Vela Jr., Easton Vela, Ericson Vela, Emerson Vela, Mia Aubree Martinez, Aralynn Ramirez and Ayden Ramirez.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Irene Rodrigues and brother, Johnny Rodrigues.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.
Cremation is under the direction of Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary.