Henderson, NV- Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Rodolfo “Roli” Gil died of a massive heart attack on May 4.
Officer Gil leaves behind his wife, Lorena, as well as his daughters, 17-year-old Victoria, and 15-year-old Sophia. He is also survived by his parents, Carmen and Gume, and his brother, Christian.
Many people left messages of condolence in the wake of Officer Gil’s unexpected death.
“Always a friendly face and a welcoming smile,” W. Butler said in a message. “I will miss that, Brother.”
“Oh, if we could only share one more triple expresso (with six sugars) and a venti ice water,” Joe Esposito lamented. “I miss my friend... May God hold you close.”
“I’m so grateful to have been your friend and for the moments we shared. My family and I will miss you dearly,” childhood friend Albert Porto wrote.
Officer Gil was laid to rest on Thursday, during a memorial service commemorated by the Las Vegas Metro PD Honor Guard.
“Today we are honoring and saying goodbye to Officer Rodolfo Gil,” the Honor Guard said in a tweet. “Thank you for your service sir and R.I.P.”
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Rodolfo Gil, both blood and blue. Thank you for your service.
Rest easy, hero. We’ll hold the line from here.