Jose Mario Rodriguez, 16, of Pearsall, died on April 30, 2023. He was born on September 12, 2006, in Seguin to Luz Leal Rodriguez and Roseanna Esquivel Salazar.
He is preceded in death by his grandma Sally Salazar and his uncle Luis Salazar.
Jose is survived by his father Luz Rodriguez and mother Roseanna Salazar, siblings Desirey Gomez, Britny Gomez, Luz L. Rodriguez Jr., Adrian Rodriguez and Joaquin Rodriguez, nieces Arianna Gustamante, Amara Gustamante, Alyssa Gustamante, cousins Isaac Ramos, Eliza Salazar, Louie Salazar and Jordan Salazar.
Jose was a sophomore at Pearsall High School. According to his family, he was a free spirit who was always happy and had an infectious smile. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and he enjoyed running and playing baseball. Jose wanted to train and become an MMA Fighter, something he talked about often to family and friends.
Visitation was held on Thursday, May 4 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels from 1 to 5 p.m. Services were concluded at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapels, Pearsall.