Antonio J. “Dreamchaser” Rodriguez, 61, of North Port, Fla., has gone to heaven to be with our lord and savior Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, after a three-year battle with cancer at Tidewell Hospice Inc. in Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born Dec. 19, 1952, in Bronx, N.Y., and moved to Florida in 1993 from Cobleskill, N.Y.
Antonio was an avid motorcycle rider and enjoyed life to the fullest. He was a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend and will forever be remembered by all who loved and knew him.
Antonio is survived by his high school sweetheart and loving wife of 40 years, Robin; two sons, Anthony (Janeth) Rodriguez of North Port, and Dr. Miguel (Michelle) Rodriguez of Norton Shores, Mich.; daughter, Letetia (Charles) Allison of North Port; two sisters, Norma Martinovic of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Judy Rodriguez of San Diego, Calif.; brother, Edward Rodriguez of Paso Robles, Calif.; seven grandchildren, Dominick, Ariana, Jazmin, Charlie, Mateo, Gavin and Gianna; many nieces and nephews; and his best friends, Barry and Wilimina Clifford of Englewood, Fla.
A family gathering will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a Memorial Service to follow at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.