Taylor Wayne Rodriguez, 21, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, surrounded by his family and
closest friends. Taylor’s joyful entrance into the world was on June 28, 1990.
He was born and raised in Bellville. A Catholic by faith, Taylor was an active member of the Sts. Peter and
Paul Catholic Church in Bellville, under Father Timothy Bucek. He began is education very young attending St. Mary’s Day School in Bellville, before going
on to Bellville High School, graduating in 2008. Taylor then attended Blinn College in Brenham.
Taylor was a bright and shining light in this world. He was like a huge tidal wave, making a splash where ever
he went. He will be remembered for his beautiful loving heart, endless sense of humor and enormous talent. Taylor had a way of making everyone who was blessed
to be a part of his life “laugh out loud” regardless of the circumstances and feel special and instantly connected to him in a way that will out live him
Taylor was preceded in death by his mother, Michelle Lynn Peek Sheridan.
He is survived by his father, Tomas Rodriguez; aunt Francisca Rodriguez; grandmother, Julia Rodriguez; and
many aunts, uncles and cousins, namely Lauren Elizabeth Ludwig. Taylor is also survived by his adoptive family, parents, Jesse and Melissa Skinner; siblings,
Sara Badjkhah, Isaac Skinner, Emma McJunkins and Natalie Skinner; nephew, Alex Longoria; other close family, Diane “Nana” Woods, Jenny “Gigi” Jacobs,
Joshua and Kaleb Jacobs and many close friends.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. this evening with Rosary beginning at 6 p.m. at Schmidt Funeral Home,
Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Bellville,
with Father Tim Bucek, Celebrant. Interment will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Bellville.
Pallbearers are Stephen Koehn, Mychael Robertson, Muindria White, Aaron Garcia, Daniel Henrichsen, Chuck
Renick and Steve McJunkins. Honorary pallbearer is Bobby Amaya.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, P.O. Box 808, Bellville,
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Highway 36 South,
Bellville, Texas 77418. (979) 865-2424 www.schmidtfunerals.com.
Posted by Joy Neely