Ruben Phoenix Rodriguez

June 26, 1974 - 

March 22, 2023

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Ruben Phoenix Rodriguez was born June 26, 1974 in Nocona, Texas to Santos "Sam" and Janie Rodriguez. He passed from this life Wednesday, March 22, 2023 in Houston at the age of 48. Ruben was a graduate of Waurika High School. He enjoyed music and loved to sing and dance. He gardened and also loved baking and cooking. He also enjoyed woodworking and working with his hands.

He is survived by his mother and step father - Janie and Tom England of Waurika, three brothers - Frankie Villareal and wife Solia of Florence, Texas, Leroy Rodriguez and fiancé' Angelia of Waurika, James Rodriguez of Enid, Oklahoma, Grandmother -Guadalupe Rodriguez of Waurika, nieces and nephews - Alan, Cassidy, Lindsey, Adrian, and Gabby, sister in law - Michelle Rodriguez of Wichita Falls, Texas, and life partner - Lawrence. He was preceded in death by his father Santos Rodriguez in 2010.

Rosary will be Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 7PM at Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Funeral service will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 1:00PM at Dudley Funeral Home with Mike Bates officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Waurika High School Band.


June 26, 1974


March 22, 2023

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 1, 2023 1:00pm
Dudley Funeral Home