Felix V. Rivera

1920 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Felix V. Rivera was born on January 12, 1920, in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico and passed away on June 29, 2014 in Santa Barbara, CA, after an 11 year fight against Alzheimer's Disease. He was the son of Hijinio and Angela Rivera of Puerto Rico.

He was married to Emerita Jimenez in 1943 and came to Santa Barbara in 1947 and worked as a construction laborer until he retired. He was a dedicated family man and enjoyed barbecues surrounded by family and friends. After retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife all over the world.

He is survived by his 4 sons, Felix (Cean), John (Stephanie), Fred (Dianne) and Jimmie (Liz), and Grandchildren, Monica, Kathleen, Tina, Soloman, Gina, Maria, Sam, Maxx and 8 Step grand children, and 29 Great grand children and great great grandchildren.

Services will be held at St. Raphael church at 10 am on Thursday , July 3rd followed by burial services at Calvary Cemetery in Santa Barbara

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