John H. Rodriguez

February 03, 2017

John H. Rodriguez 

John H. Rodriguez, our beloved father and grandfather, peacefully passed away on January 30, 2017.  He was born on June 3, 1923, and was a lifelong resident of Santa Paula.

Prior to retirement, John worked for several years for the County of Ventura.  After retirement he also worked and volunteered at St Sebastian Church. 

John proudly served in the United States Army Airborne 187 Division and was a member of the VFW 20143.  He participated in many local and county parades. 

John is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Margaret L. Rodriguez.

He is survived by daughters, Anita (Tony) Perez, Vivian Thames, Rosanna Coker, Alice (Al) Duran; son John (Lee) Rodriguez, and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. 

The family would like to thank the Victoria Care Center for their help and support in caring for our father. 

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity or St. Sebastian Catholic Church, Santa Paula.

Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 8, at St. Sebastian Church.  A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 9, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Sebastian Church, 235 North Ninth Street, Santa Paula, followed by burial at Santa Paula Cemetery. 

For map and directions to ceremony locations and to sign the family’s online guestbook, share stories and post pictures please visit our website: and click on John’s name located below “Recent Obituaries”.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Family Owned and Operated ROBERT REY GARCIA JR FUNERAL SERVICES, Santa Paula, CA 93060. 805.229.7054

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