Rodolfo Vasquez, Sr.

Rodolfo Vasquez, Sr.,75, formerly of Corpus Christi, TX passed away with his wife and family by his side on May 5, 2022, at his home in Pearland, TX.  Rodolfo was born in Corpus Christi, TX on February 17, 1947.  He eventually moved to Houston, TX and worked for the Houston ISD parts department for many years.

He was a devoted Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, and so much more.  Most importantly, he was a man of the Lord who was steadfast in his faith.  In fact, it was this same love for the Lord that called him to serve as a eucharistic minister for some time.

In 2006, he was inducted into the Roy Miller High School Athletics Hall of Fame and was one of the Bucs’ all-time premier distance runners.  His specialty was the mile run and he brought home the gold at the district, regional and state level.

His favorite place was in front of the barbecue pit listening to oldies and Tejano music with his family.  He also loved his Houston Astros, Rockets and sometimes the Texans.  A lively card game was something he always cherished.

He will be dearly missed by everyone who knew him, and we will always remember his big bear hugs.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Carlos Sr., and Guadalupe Vasquez; sister, Adriana Vasquez.

Rodolfo leaves behind his wife of 50 years, Maria Norma Perez Vasquez; son, Rodolfo Vasquez, Jr., wife Ashley Vasquez; grandchild, Jared Andres Vasquez; sisters: Rosie Morales (Joe), and Gracie Avalos; brothers: Mario Vasquez (Stella), Carlos Vasquez (Alice), and Armando Vasquez; sisters-in-law, Minerva Perez (Luis Deleon), Belinda Perea (Joe); brother-in-law, Reynaldo Perez (Grace); and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make donations to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Lls.com, PO Box 22324, New York, NY 10087.

11 comments

  1. My deepest condolences to the family. I’ll always remember the good times and his laughter.

    Lily Mondragon
  2. Our condolences and prayers to the Vasquez Family. Heaven has gained an angel.
    With love, from the Perez Family (Stella).

    Lori Perez
  3. My dearest cousin with a big heart snd smile. His soft spoken words and warm bear hugs always.
    You’re memories will always be with me and missing you. the most of all.
    My sincere condolences 🙏

    Diana Ortiz Rojas
  4. Our sincerest condolences on the passing of my cousin Rudy. He was a very special man, and he will be missed by many. Norma there are so few words to express how we are feeling for you right now. May the Lord bless you and wrap his love around you. Sending our love❤️and prayers🙏🏼to the family.
    The Ortiz Family

    Jose Ortiz
  5. We are praying for all of you.

    Minerva Pérez
  6. Rudy (Hermano Mijo Para Simpre) is what I would call him. He was a very loving and caring brother. I miss you so much and miss he’s bear hugs. Your not in pain anymore and you’ll be with mom, dad and Nana. I love you and Rest In Peace!

    Rosie Morales
  7. My prayers are for Rudy and the family. I know there are no words that I can write to make things better, but please accept my sincere condolences. When I think of Rudy I can picture his contagious smile. I believe Joe and Rudy are in the loving arms of God and we will all be together again.
    In His steps, Rosaena Garza

    Rosaena Garza
  8. My deepest condolences to my comadre Norma and Rudy jr and all the family. We r praying for the family. My compadre Rudy a wonderful,loyal. Friendly,helpful always helping every one and everybody never said no to no one . he will be missed so much how can you not miss this wonderful person….My family my sons they had all the respect for there tío… They r so hurt that he went to heaven god gain an angel. And we also gain an angel for us we know he will take care for all of and all the people he helped.

    Rosalinda contreras
  9. Norma and Rudy, Jr., our heartfelt condolences. We will miss Rudy’s humor and laughter. He was always so much fun to be around. May you find comfort and peace during this difficult time.

    Carlos & Dr. Alice Vasquez
  10. Condolences to the family with prayers. Hard to say goodbye to a good friend. We worked together and were roommates and always being there for you when you needed a friend. Rudy will be missed but never forgotten. –Ray Munguia

    Crowder Funeral Home - Pearland
  11. My sincerest sympathy to Norma and family. Rudy will be missed by all but he is in a better place. We are praying for you and wishing you all the beat during this difficult transition period. God Bless. Armando

    Armando martinez

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