Jesus Mendez Rodriguez was born on June 10, 1943 to Socorro Mendez in Jalisco, Mexico. He was one of 10 children. Jesus found life in Norwalk, CA in the early 70’s and lived his last 25 years in Oxnard, CA. In departing this life Jesus leaves to cherish his memory and to carry the torch forward, his wife Socorro Rodriguez; his 2 children, Irma Rodriguez-Macias and Maria Guadalupe Mejia; his 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Jesus also leaves a host of relatives, brothers, sisters,nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. We will always remember his smile, sarcasm, and his need to give to others.