Melissa “Missy” Kay Rodriguez passed away on September 14, 2021, in Orange Park, FL. She was born on January 31, 1965, in Colorado Springs, CO to Ervin and Edythe Sands.
Missy was an Air Force brat. Her father served in the US Air Force for 23 years. She graduated high school in Bitburg, Germany and enjoyed traveling through Germany and the US meeting new people. Missy loved helping her mother with crafts and caring for her aging parents, enjoying her children, grandchildren and helping with her nephew and niece. Missy loved to help anyone who was in trouble. She was a loving daughter to her parents and “Baby Girl” to her father. As a young girl, Missy loved to travel to see her grandparents in W. VA and stay the summer. Missy’s grandkids called her Oma and she will be missed very much.
Missy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ronald Hinkle and Thelma Mae Hinkle, Thomas Harold Ruble and Velma Marie Ruble.
Missy is survived by her husband, Ronald Rodriguez; children, Jassmine Woodford, Ronald Rodriguez, Jr., and Christopher “CJ” Rodriguez; grandchildren, Anaya Marie Woodford and Wyatt Wayne Woodford; sister, Lisa A. Carmichael; nephew, Michael Blackmon; niece, Jennifer Drew; cousins, Amber Skye Jones, Kaylea Jones and Elizabeth Blackmon; friends, Kim Winland and Deb.
Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233 is serving the family.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Spring Park, 106 St Johns Ave, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043.
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