Rodolfo V. Silva (Rudy), age 77, passed away April 29, 2018. He was born on February 14, 1941 to Anastacio, Sr. and Hermelinda Silva in McAllen, Texas. He was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas.
He married his wife, Rosalita Guerra Silva of 57 years on January 09, 1961.
Rudy was employed by Oregon Steel Mills. Rudy was a loving father, husband, son, brother and grandfather. Rudy enjoyed hunting and fishing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He resided in Portland, Oregon for 34 years before retiring and returning to Corpus Christi, Texas. He will always be remembered for his generosity, kindness, quiet strength, devotion to his family and unconditional love for his children.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents: Anastacio, Sr. and Hermelinda Silva, sister: Josefina (Finita) Silva, brothers, Lionel Silva and Roger Silva.
Rudy is survived by his wife: Rosalita Guerra Silva, sons, Rodolfo V. Silva, Jr. of Anchorage, Alaska, Ronald David Silva of Portland, Oregon, Robert Andrew Silva of Katy, Texas, grandchildren: Jordyn Silva, Isabella Silva, Nicholas Silva, Madison Melnick, siblings: Anastacio, Jr (Helen) Silva, Irma Silva (Ignacio) Moreno, Gilbert (Leticia) Silva, Arturo (Irma) Silva, David (Sylvia) Silva, Rosalinda (Joe) Zepeda, Robert (Yolanda) Silva, Rick (Debbie) Silva, Eddie (Vicki) Silva and numerous nephews and nieces.
A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 4, 2018 at Seaside Reid Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church.