Rudolph Gonzales Rodriguez, 71, of Cloverdale, passed away on February 8, 2024 at Hendricks Regional Health. He was born in Hale Center, TX on October 22, 1952 to Juan and Rosa (Gonzales) Rodriguez.

Rudy graduated from Pleasanton High School on May 28, 1971.

Rudy was an avid racing fan for over 50 years. He looked forward to attending Indiana Sprint week each year since moving to Indiana. He also enjoyed fishing in Indiana lakes and rivers. He will be lovingly remembered for his love of rock music and attending concerts with his daughter, which cultivated an unbreakable bond with her.

Rudy is survived by his loving wife, Jerene (Ottinger), who he was with for almost 39 loving years. He was not only her husband, but her companion and her very best friend. He is also survived by one daughter, Selena Rodriguez of Cloverdale; a step-child, Jo (Lori Aldridge) Jarrell of Brooklyn; many loving brothers and sisters; extended family members; many friends; and his faithful dog, Chula, who was like his shadow.

Rudy is preceded in death by his parents; and his in-laws, Charles and Peggy Ottinger.