Joel Javier Rodriguez

June 15, 1982 ~ February 1, 2022 (age 39)

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Joel Javier Rodriguez, 39, of Fayetteville, NC died Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital. Joel was born to Iris Rodriguez on June 15, 1982 in Newark, NJ.

Mr. Rodriguez loved life and was an accomplished artist; he enjoyed painting and using his creativity. He was a US Army Veteran, and his unselfish love and dedication to his family will never be forgotten.

He is survived by his wife, Kristen Rodriguez, of the home; his two sons, Joaquin Rodriguez, and Joel Rodriquez Jr., of the home; his two daughters, Eneida Rodriquez, and Jaleesa Rodriquez, of the home; his mother, Iris Rodriguez, of New Jersey; several brothers and sisters; and a host of extended family members and friends.

The Family will receive friends 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Monday, February 7, 2022 at LaFayette Funeral Home, 6651 Raeford Rd. Fayetteville, NC 28304.

A private Funeral Service for family and close friends will be held 12:30 PM Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at LaFayette Funeral Home.

Interment will be conducted 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery located at 8220 Bragg Blvd. Fort Bragg, NC 28310.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in Joel's memory to The Wounded Warrior Project at

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February 7, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
LaFayette Funeral Home
6651 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Funeral Service
February 8, 2022

12:30 PM
Lafayette Funeral Home
6651 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304

February 8, 2022

2:00 PM
Sandhills State Veteran Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd
Ft. Bragg, NC 28310

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