Richard “Dick” Rodrigue
May 3, 1929 - February 9, 2022

Richard “Dick” Albert Rodrigue, 92 of Zephyrhills, formerly of Oakland, Maine passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022. He is survived by his devoted wife of almost 73 years, Joan LaCroix Rodrigue; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and David Latham, Sandra and John Palmer; 4 grandchildren, Mariah Eno Griffith, Wade Eno, Erica Palmer and Shane Palmer. Also surviving are his great-grandchildren, Tyler Harris, Jacob Harris, Eloise Eno and Alexis Palmer as well as his great-great-grandchild, Easton Harris and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Mary Jane Castilloux Rodrigue and Albert Rodrigue and his 2 sisters, Jeanine Albert and Rita Shotten.

During his earlier years, Dick enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling and golf; in his later years, he enjoyed playing shuffleboard and bocce ball and never lost his passion for golf as he still played.

The family would like a special thank you to Mike Todd, Lloyd Hopper and Elaine Snow who took Dick to play golf weekly the last few years of his life.

Graveside services will be held in Maine in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:

Shady Oaks Sunshine Committee

c/o Shady Oaks Owners’ Association

3651 Castle Drive

Zephyrhills, Florida 33540


  • Marcel R. Cyr Posted February 10, 2022 5:19 pm

    My sincere condolences and sympathies to Joan and her family.

  • Erica Palmer Posted February 10, 2022 5:38 pm

    My sweet Pepere! How perfect is this photo – doing what he did best, laughing and smiling (usually because he just told a ridiculously bad joke). He was kind, thoughtful, devoted and hilarious. I am so lucky to have called him mine.

  • Shane Palmer Posted February 10, 2022 5:59 pm

    Rest In Peace Pepere. I will always cherish the amazing memories I had with you. I’m incredibly lucky to have had the time I did with you. Till we meet again. Rest easy

  • Cheryl Albert Posted February 10, 2022 10:37 pm

    My deepest condolences to the entire family. I’m so very proud to have had him in my life through family. I was so pleased to have him be our best man in our wedding. May God bless your soul Uncle Richard. Love you

  • Linda (Snow) Dart Posted February 11, 2022 11:55 am

    We’re going to miss you Dick. Mom will especially miss her golf partner. You were such a sweet man and always had a smile on your face. We’re glad you’re at peace. Sending condolences, love and hugs to Joan and family from the Snow family.

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