Emmett Rodriguez “THE BIG E”

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Memorial Service:

Sunday, May 27th, 2018
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kramer Family Funeral Home

2500 S Decker Lake Blvd, West Valley City UT 84119


Emmett Rodriguez “THE BIG E”

Was born on August 8, 1936 in New Mexico to Jacinto and Mary Rodriguez.

He Grew up in Gallup New Mexico-  with his favorite dog “Chubby” and later moved to Sunnyside, Utah.

He attended high school in Dragerton & Price and played football 3 years and his Senior year he was drafted to play college ball.

He had several careers and later settled as a Coal Miner which he retired from.

He meet the love of his life Bonnie Marsh, who he married.  He had 8 children.

He is survived by his children Tammy (Tony) Tinoco, Dianna (Bobby) Naranjo, Maryann (Todd) Garcia, Amber (Aaron) Cordova, Wendy (Glenn) Mickelson Smith.  Also Surviving Emmett are 23 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and sisters Helen Halin, Teresa Casados, Cecilia Swainston, Liz Ferguson, Cynthia Rodriguez and Loriann Vigil.