November 24, 2014 at 9:52 PM CST - Updated July 2 at 7:45 AM
Friends and family members paid their respects today to a community leader and MSU icon.
Former Midwestern State University President Doctor Louis J. Rodriguez was laid to rest this afternoon at the Church of Christ in Wichita Falls.
Dr. Rodriguez, born March 13, 1933, was 81 years old. Dr. Rodriguez was MSU's President from 1981 to 2000.
Dr. Rodriguez was greatly revered for his community involvement. He served on a number of boards and committees, including serving as President for both the Wichita Falls Board of Commerce and Industry and the Wichita Falls Downtown Rotary Club.