COMANCHE — Funeral services for Manuel Rivera, 67, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Rosary will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at Comanche Funeral Home, followed by visitation from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
He passed away on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Comanche.
He was born on April 11, 1952 to Juan and Julia (Vela) Rivera. Later in life, he married Maria (Castillo) in Crosby County.
Survivors include his wife, Maria A. Rivera of Comanche; grandson, Joseph K. Rivera of Comanche; two granddaughters, Gabriella A. Rivera and Reagan N. Rivera of Comanche; two sisters, Maria D. Banda and husband, Esiquio of Comanche, and Guadalupe Rivera of Abilene; brother, Ramon Rivera and wife, Diana of Sweetwater; numerous nieces and nephews; and four sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his son, Joey G. Rivera; parents, Juan and Julia Rivera; brother, Juan Rivera Jr.; and sister, Diana Rivera.