Modern Family’ Star Rico Rodriguez’s Father Dies

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.
 “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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