Modern Family’ Star Rico Rodriguez’s Father Dies

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Modern Family star Rico Rodriguez’s father, Roy Rodriguez, died on Sunday, March 12.  The 18-year-old actor, who plays Manny Delgado on the ABC sitcom, paid tribute to his late dad in a heartbreaking post on Sunday, March 19. He shared a photo of himself and Roy drinking milkshakes together. “This has been the toughest week of my life. My Dad was the most kind-hearted, loving, hard working, determined, and funny man I have ever known. He was like a super hero, he had the ability to get the best out of you day in and day out,” he captioned the photo.
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 “I’m gonna miss your hugs. I’m gonna miss your advice. I’m gonna miss your smile, and I’m gonna miss your laugh. I know you’re looking down at us right now giving us the green light to move forward. I miss you Daddy. I’ll love you forever – Your youngest.”
According to local news station KBTX, Roy owned a tire shop, Rodriguez Tire Service, in Brazos County, Texas, and he was co-founder and president of La Compania Car Club in Bryan, Texas. He is survived by his wife, Diane, and his kids, Rico, Raini, Roy Jr. and Ray.
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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