With Heavy Heart – Passing of Ed Rodriguez

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the untimely passing of Coastal Alabama Business Chamber President, Ed Rodriguez. Edward M. Rodriguez, 56, died peacefully on January 7, 2018, at Baptist Hospital in Pensacola following a brief illness.

His family, friends, and Coastal Alabama Chamber family were with him Sunday afternoon when he passed.

Ed was a true chamber professional and friend. He will be missed as a valued member of the CCAA Board of Directors and by all those that were fortunate to know him.

He is survived by his mother, Mari Cano of Clearwater, FL; father, Edward J. Rodriguez Sr. of Tampa, FL; two brothers, Michael and Joseph of Tampa; and two nieces, Nicole and Tanya of Tampa, FL. An animal lover, Mr. Rodriguez is survived by his beloved cocker spaniel, Tillie.

A memorial service will be held in Gulf Shores, Al on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Gulf Shores United Methodist Church. Visitation 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Service 5:00 PM with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made in Ed’s honor to The Miracle League of Coastal Alabama (P.O. Box 159, Gulf Shores, Alabama 36547, http://www.miracleleaguecoastalalabama.com/ ) or by Clicking Here. Honorary pallbearers are the Board of Directors and staff of the Coastal Alabama Business Chamber.

Please keep Ed, his family, and friends in your prayers.

With Sympathy,

Board of Directors Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama