Bryan, Tex. (KBTX) - Roy Rodriguez, owner of Rodriguez Tire Service and father to actors Raini and Rico Rodriguez, passed away Sunday.
"He was was an amazing man in all forms, no other man like him," his sister Janie Rodriguez Ballard told KBTX.
Rodriguez was co-founder and president of the La Compania Car Club in Bryan.
Details of his passing have not been made public by family members.
Having to say goodbye to my dad today was one of the hardest experiences of my life," wrote Ray Rodriguez on Facebook. " All things are made new and My dad is experiencing peace and joy in heaven.. Lord thank you for choosing my dad for me. He is the greatest dad ever and friend to so many. I love you dad."
"It is always so hard to lose the people who truly love their family, community and God. We will never forget his dedication to our community and the true and genuine friend he was. Blessed to have known him, praying for his family during this most difficult time. Heaven has a new angel," said family friend Margaret Ramirez