Baseball

Gabriel Rodriguez

May 5, 1963 ~ December 17, 2021 (age 58)

Obituary

Gabriel “Big Gabe” Rodriguez, was born May 5th, 1963 in Prosser, WA. After graduating from Franklin in 1980 he served our country as a Private in the Marine Corps. Gabriel found a life long companion and partner in Jana Taylor, starting their relationship in 1992. Together in Renton, WA 1996 Gabriel and Jana welcomed their son Gabe Jr. into the world. Known as a “Mr. Fix-it”, Gabriel toke on the family business passed down by his father working as a handyman and owner of Rodriguez Landscaping.

Family was of great importance to Gabriel and he was known as someone who would do anything for them, prioritizing quality time with them, especially his granddaughter. He loved football and baseball, being known to be an avid attendee to Mariners games whenever possible. He brought this love even closer to home by being a little league coach and umpire for 40+ years.

He is survived by his wife Jana Taylor, son Gabe Jr., daughter-in-law Taylor Tandeski, granddaughter Lettey Lynn Carey, his siblings Leonardo Rodriguez, Albert Rodriguez, Elia Rodriguez, Angie Rodriguez-Tapia, Rolando Rodriguez, David Rodriguez, and Thelma Rodriguez as well as all of his nieces and nephews.  


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