Loving father and strong, decorated WWII Veteran in the 91st infantry. He passed in his sleep on February 3, 2019. He was born in El Paso, Texas, however home to him was Flagstaff, AZ, for approximately 90 years. His career lasted a steady 40 years at the Southwest Forest Industries, Sawmill, as a millwright.
He is survived by his ex-wife, Mary Wilson; and his children (from oldest to youngest) Cheryl Rivas, Anna Rivas, John Rivas, Angela Shantz & Alicia Rivas.