Friday, June 29, 2007

SPC Dominic Rodriguez ~ Farewell and Walk with God

Farewell and Walk with God,
SPC Dominic N Rodriguez
November 11, 1983 - June 22, 2007

Army SPC Dominic N Rodriguez, 23, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, died June 22, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained in a non-combat incident. He served with the 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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.


Anonymous said...

i am austin his son . i just wanted to tell you he was a goood dad pepole say he is my step dad he is more of a dad then my real father

Flag Gazer said...

The father of your heart and soul - I had one of those, too - much more important than the 'real' one. I am so sorry for your loss of one so dear and so important.