SPC Rodriguez was born and raised in Klamath Falls and graduated from Klamath Union High School. He was captain of the football team. He played college ball at the College of the Siskiyous in Weed, California. He also enjoyed wrestling, swimming and fishing.
SPC Rodriguez enlisted in the US Army believing that it was where he belonged and he wanted to defend his country.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannette McMackin, stepchildren Husion and Austin, parents Filomeno and Patricia Rodriguez, Sr and Michael and Patricia McMackin.
Requests for memorials are to requested to be made In Honor of Spec. Dominic Rodriquez to the Special Olympics, P.O. Box 221, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, 541-850-5257.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the community of Klamath Falls at this difficult time.