Arturo O. Rodriquez Jr., 45, of Uvalde died on July 27, 2014, at North Central Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born on March 14, 1969, in Port Washington, Wisconsin to Natalia Ruiz Rodriquez and Arturo O. Rodriquez Sr. He is survived by his father, a resident of Uvalde; one son, Zachary Angelo Xavier Rodriquez of Uvalde; one sister, Eloisa Rodriquez Medina of Uvalde; and one nephew, Antonio Isidoro Medina. He was preceded in death by his mother; one brother, Arturo Rodriquez; maternal grandparents, Guasimodo Ruiz and Consuelo Ruiz; and paternal grandmother, Eloisa Ortiz Zuniga.
Consuelo P. Gonzales, 89, of Uvalde died on July 29, 2014, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. A prayer service will be held today at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel. A funeral service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Templo Cristiano. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. A complete obituary will appear in a future edition of the Uvalde Leader-News. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Albert V. Lopez, 60, of Uvalde died on July 28, 2014, in Uvalde. He was born on Dec. 14, 1953, in Uvalde to Esiquia Velasquez Lopez and Bernardino Lopez. He is survived by one daughter, Jennifer Lopez of Uvalde; two sisters, Nicolasa Rodriguez and Dora Payne, both of Uvalde; one brother, Roy Lopez of Uvalde; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Sylvia Lara; and two brothers, Bernardino Lopez Jr. and Andres Lopez. A rosary was recited Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary Chapel. A funeral Mass was held yesterday at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Graveside services will be held today at 5 p.m. at at Hillcrest Cemetery. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM
Rojelio L. Vasquez, 65, of Idaho, formerly of Uvalde, died on July 7, 2014, in Twin Falls, Idaho. He was born on Aug. 8, 1948, in Uvalde to Julia and Jose Vasquez. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Joe Vasquez Jr., Rene Vasquez and Ernesto Vasquez; and one sister, Elsa Vasquez. He is survived by one sister, Mary Chapoy of Uvalde; and one brother, Hector Vasquez and wife, Martha, of Uvalde. MEMORIAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT A LATER DATE.
Peggy N. Scott, 71, of Uvalde died on July 22, 2014, at Uvalde Memorial Hospital. She was born on Sept. 22, 1942, in Del Rio to Vivian Zellma Hutto Jernigan and Neal Jernigan. She is survived by one sister, Ginger Ann Hargrove of Crystal City; two nephews, Russell Neal Schneider and Mike Hatley; three nieces, Robin Luce, Zayne Jernigan and Tempie Butler; and seven great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Joy Owens; and three brothers, R.J. Jernigan, Jack Jernigan and Neal Jernigan. A memorial service was held yesterday at 2 p.m. at the Rushing-Estes-Knowles Chapel with Paul Stephens officiating. The family requests memorials be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105; and American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718. RUSHING-ESTES-KNOWLES MORTUARY, WWW.REKFUNERALS.COM