On Friday, August 6th, 2021, Felix Rodriguez-Castro, loving husband, father and grandfather passed away at the age 89.
Felix also known as Papi, was born on January 14th, 1932 in Vieques, PR to the late Isabelo Rodriguez and Gabriela Castro. He served in the Korean War from November 3rd 1953 - September 30th 1955. On April 13th, 1990 he married Aida Luz Velez. They raised three sons, Pablo Dejesus, Edward Delgado and David Delgado and eight daughters, Luz Velez Howard, Aida Velez, Maritza Velez, Desiree “Gaby” McCants , Tatiana Rodriguez-Velez, Gabyana Rodriguez-Velez, Jada Rodriguez-Velez & Rosario Rodriguez Velez. He is preceded in death by his wife Aida Luz Velez and son Edward Delgado.
Papi loved spending time with his kids and grand children. He is survived by his children Pablo Dejesus, David Delgado, Luz Velez Howard (son in law Forrest Howard), Aida Velez, Maritza Velez, Desiree “Gaby” McCants (son in law Jamar McCants), Tatiana Rodriguez-Velez, Gabyana Rodriguez-Velez, Jada Rodriguez-Velez & Rosario Rodriguez-Velez & his five grand children, Zion McCants, Bailey McCants, Xavier McCants, Gabriella McCants & Jae McCants. Although he was a quiet and gentle man, he loved his family dearly and wanted them to be able to take care of themselves and each other. He worked as a mechanic most of his life but his favorite thing was being with his family. Felix will be greatly missed.