Chaplain II Walterio Rodriguez Death | Obituary | Walterio Rodriguez Dead | Died | Funeral Plans – We heard about the great loss, that Walterio Rodriguez is no more and has reportedly passed away. We are made to known about his death on August 14, 2020.
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Wrote;
COVID-19 TDCJ Update
Friday, August 14, 2020
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is grieving the loss of an employee that is connected to the COVID-19 virus.
67-year-old Chaplain II Walterio Rodriguez had 11 years of service with TDCJ and was assigned to the Segovia Unit in Edinburg. Walter last worked there on July 15, 2020 and was hospitalized at McAllen Medical Center on July 20, 2020 where he tested positive for COVID-19. Chaplain Rodriguez passed away on August 13, 2020. Rodriguez also held various positions with his local church including Director of Children’s Church and the youth group.
“The Texas Department of Criminal Justice mourns one of our own who treasured bringing the word of God to those who need it,” said TDCJ Executive Director Bryan Collier. “Walter made a transition in life to become a chaplain because of his love for others.
We now return thoughts and prayers to his loved ones with the admiration and respect of the TDCJ family.”
“There aren’t enough people who follow their calling and serve,” said TDCJ Rehabilitation Division Director Christopher Carter.
“To go from utility technician to prison chaplain is a huge leap that Walter took in faith. He used his story to help others changing countless lives. He will be always was respected among his peers and deeply missed.”
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has had eighteen employees who have died in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic.
We mourn with the family of Walterio Rodriguez for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
Tributes to Walterio Rodriguez
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of his decease was made known.
Walterio Rodriguez Cause of Death
Walterio Rodriguez cause of death has never been made public. We will surely update this news as soon as we are able to get more information regarding his death.
Walterio Rodriguez Obituary | Funeral Arrangement | GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We also not aware if any GoFundMe was created by the family or friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
It is with incredible sadness and heavy hearts that we announce that our friend and colleague has passed away. Celebrate his life, leave a kind word for him. Friends, Family and Loved ones has poured out their grieve and condolence to honor the passing away of the deceased.