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Raul Rodriguez, 1946-2020

Raul Rodriguez, 74, of Lake Wales passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 at Advent Health Lake Wales.

He was born January 29, 1946 in Ponce, Puerto Rico to the late Juan and Guillermina Rodriguez. He moved to Lake Wales from Puerto Rico in 1973. Raul was a mechanic foreman. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965 until 1967 and was of the Catholic faith.

Raul was preceded in death by his son, Omi Rodriguez in 2018. He is survived by his wife, Ivette Rodriguez; daughters, Ivelisse Rodriguez, and Leslie Hernandez; sons, Raul Rodriguez, Jr. (Valgerdor), Martin Rodriguez (Kacy Wyckoff), Juan Rodriguez (Cindy), and Jose Hernandez; five sisters; two brothers; twelve grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until funeral service time at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8 at Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. Per family requests, anyone who wishes to attend the visitation or service must wear a mask.


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