Natividad “Natty” Rodriguez, age 72, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on December 21, 2020, at his residence in Van Nuys, CA. Natividad loved God with all his heart and was an avid reader, and student of the bible. Natty was a strong believer in the Apostolic Pentecostal faith. Natty was a man of strong faith and a prayer warrior, willing to pray with anyone he befriended especially if they requested healing. He enjoyed singing and dancing, all for the glory of God. Natty loved sharing with his faith and testifying to the goodness of God. He especially loved his family. Natty loved cooking, especially in his retirement years. May he rest in peace! Natividad was born on December 28, 1947 in Uvalde, TX to Hilario and Virginia (Delarosa) Rodriguez. He grew up in Racine, Wi where he attended William Horlick High School (1967). He then graduated from Beaver Dam Technical College with s building trade diploma. Natividad started his sheet metal career as an apprentice at I & A Metal – Local 18 in Racine, WI. He then moved to Las Vegas, NV and finally settled in Southern California. After 30 years he retired as a Sheet Metal Journeyman. He was a member of Sheet Metal Worker’s Local 105, Los Angeles, CA and the National Sheet Metal Worker’s Union. Natividad is survived by his siblings: Yolanda (Jesse) Sosa, Rosalinda Arredondo, Irene (Raymond) Delgado, Irma Rodriguez, Diane (Ralph) Talamantez, Lou Rodriguez, all of Racine, WI and Robert (Christina) of West Chester, OH. He is also survived by close friend, Leticia Herrera from Van Nuys, CA. He is survived by many nieces and nephews and many relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilario and Virginia, his brother Ernest, his sister Margaret and his Grandparents, Luis & Porfiria Delarosa and Canuto & Fernanda (Medallin) Rodriguez. Due to Covid -19, a Christian burial and private Celebration of Life service for his immediate family will be held later. Sympathy cards can be mailed to 420 Walton Avenue, Racine WI 53402.