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Charles Rodriguez

May 21, 1940 — May 7, 2022

Charles Rodriguez, also known as “Chuck” passed away May 7, 2022 at the age of 81. He was born on May 21, 1940 in Redlands, California to Esquiel Rodriguez and Dora Benzor.
Charles graduated from Redlands High School in 1958 and he also attended San Bernardino Valley College where he received his Associates degree.

He then joined the United States Army on May 31, 1960 with the Company 1st Battle group. He then joined the Third U.S. Army 327 Infantry division – 101 Airborne “Screaming Eagles” on November 23, 1960 and he then culminated his career and was honorable discharged on March 29, 1963.

Chuck began his career with the California Department of Corrections on May of 1989 at the Correctional Training Center Basic Academy in Sacramento, California. He had served as a Correctional Officer at Chino State Prison since November 3, 1989 for 11 years. After his retirement, he became a Private Investigator for 2 years.

Charles is preceded in death by his son, Charles Rodriguez, Jr., his grandson, William McCrory, his brothers, Richard and Ruben Rodriguez, and his sisters, Angie Rodriguez and Esther Martinez.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Rita Rodriguez; their loving children: Dori Rodriguez, Caroline (Steve) McCrory, Carly (Steve) Gutierrez, Ryan (Lauren) Lee and Sean (Angelica) Lee; Lori Phillips and husband, Kurt Packer, Grant (Amber) Phillips and Patricia (Eddie) Clark; his sister, Annie Thompson; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews and numerous relatives. The memories that will never fade, the laughs they will never hide and the moments they knew were true.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Emmerson Bartlett Memorial Chapel, 703 Brookside Avenue, Redlands, California and Catholic Prayer Service to start at 12:00pm, also at Emmerson Bartlett Memorial Chapel. Military honors will be rendered at the start of the service.

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

Emmerson-Bartlett Memorial Chapel - Redlands

703 Brookside Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Pacific time)

Emmerson-Bartlett Memorial Chapel - Redlands

703 Brookside Avenue, Redlands, CA 92373

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