Edward Charles Rodriguez, "Toot," was born in Sonora on March 25, 1950, to Charlie and Anita Rodriguez. He passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at his residence. Ed was a lifelong resident of Sonora, a Sonora High graduate, class of 1968, and was a general contractor. He was a sport enthusiast and enjoyed golf.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Alba Rodriguez; his son, Rodrigo (July) Galvez; and three grandchildren, Valeria Galvez, Daniel Galvez, and Nicolas Galvez; brother Gerry (Karen) Rodriguez; aunt Betty Rodriguez; and numerous cousins, all of Sonora. He was predeceased by parents Charlie and Anita Rodriguez, uncle Bumpy Rodriguez, and aunt and uncle Holly and Elaine Wilson.

A memorial rosary and service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home, 225 E. Rose Ave., in Sonora.