Arthur Joseph Rodriguez
November 21, 1937  -  November 21, 2018

Arthur Joseph Rodriguez


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Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71535
Saturday, November 24, 2018
2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71535
Sunday, November 25, 2018
10:00 AM until time of service
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Funeral Service by Reverend Rocky Warden
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel
607 First Street
Melville, LA  71353
Sunday, November 25, 2018
2:00 PM
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Melville Baptist Cemetery
Hwy. 105
Melville, LA  71353
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Melville - Funeral services for Mr. Arthur Joseph Rodriguez will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 25, 2018 in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel in Melville, LA. Reverend Rocky Warden will conduct the service. Burial will follow in the Melville Baptist Cemetery.

Mr. Rodriguez who was a native and resident of Melville, LA, died at his residence surrounded by his family.

Arthur was an iron worker by trade. He is known by his family and friends as a hardworking man who was constantly busy and who didn’t know what rest was. When he wasn’t working, Arthur loved to be fishing on the Atchafalaya River. He also loved to dance and listen to Cajun music. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Evans Rodriguez; sons Brian Keith Rodriguez and wife Dajuana, Byron Kirt Rodriguez and wife Ramona; daughter, Tamitha Jean Ryder; brothers, Earnest Rodriguez and wife Stacey and Samuel Rodriguez; sisters Bobbie Jane Gerbine and Susie Worley; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Rena Fruge Rodriguez; step daughter, Vicki L. Ward; siblings, Jake Rodriguez, Edrina Duval, and Willie Rodriguez.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home Chapel of Melville and will reopen on Sunday, November 25, 2018, from 10:00 AM until time of services.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Melville has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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  1. Richard Hebert
    Zachary, LA

    I met him a few times he was a good man he will be miss by many sending my prayers to the family RIP Joe

  2. Bridget Ponthieux
    Melville, LA

    I just want you too know nk I love you with all my heart.and If I was able to be there for you.. guess what I wouldn't let anybody stop me.. I'm so happy to know you are at peace..Dance a dance up there for me.. l love you nobody can take that from me..

  3. Charlotte Duvall
    Melville, LA

    I love u uncle Joe.U will b very missed
    Love u always yr nice ❤ ❤

  4. Mary Frances Fruge Ivy
    Piggott, AR

    Dear Family , I am so sorry to hear about Joe , I know he will be missed greatly by family & friends . Our prayers have been and will continue to be with y’all. I believe he is reunited with any of his family that has gone on, one for sure that I can think of is his mom ( Aunt Rena ) Love you all . Cousin Mary

  5. Charlene Goutro
    Melville, LA

    Sending my condolences to the family.You're in our thoughts & prayers.

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