Emilio Rodriguez

Emilio Hernandez Rodriguez

Thursday, June 8th, 1944 - Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Emilio Hernandez Rodriguez, age 76 of Cornelia, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Born in Mexico on June 8, 1944, he was a son of the late Ignacio Rodriguez and Maria Luisa Hernandez Rodriguez. He retired from Kubota and attended St. Marks Catholic Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Luis Rodriguez, David Rodriguez and Ignacio Rodriguez.

Surviving are his wife, Maria Luisa Orozco Rodriguez of Cornelia; sons and daughter-in-law, Sergio Rodriguez (Donna), Martin Rodriguez (Yolanda), Santiago Rodriguez (Martha) all of Cornelia, Cesar Rodriguez (MiMi) of Gainesville; daughters, Patricia Rodriguez (Michael) of Mt. Airy and Karina Starks (James) of Cornelia; 22 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; brothers, Salvador Rodriguez and Antonio Rodriguez both of Mexico; sister, Josefina Rodriguez of California.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1 pm, Saturday, January 16, 2021 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Deacon Bill Brown officiation. Interment will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, January 15, 2021 at the funeral home.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, January 14th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 16th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Saturday, January 16th, 2021 1:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Chapel
    175 VFW Post Rd
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Deacon Bill Brown
  • Interment

    Level Grove Cemetery
    Level Grove Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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