Jacovo (Jake) Rivera, age 74 went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 25, 2012 in Brownfield. Funeral Services for Mr. Rivera will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, October 29, 2012 at Primera Iglesia Bautista in Brownfield with Pastor Plutaro Garcia officiating. Personal services have been entrusted to Mark A Jones Funeral Directors of Brownfield.
Mr. Rivera was born February 15, 1938 to Andres and Antonia Rivera in Mathis, Texas. Jack moved to Brownfield in 1954.. He married the love of his life, Alice Garcia on June 21, 1955 here in Brownfield.
Jacks family remembers him as a jack of all trades. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family and niece and nephews.
Those left to cherish his memories are Wife, of 57 years, Alice Rivera of the home; 2 Daughters: Rachel Prieto and husband Santos and Corina Rivera both of Lubbock; 1 Sister: Lupe Cabrera of Brownfield and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind 6 Grandchildren and 7 Great-Grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by both parents; 1 Daughter: Rebecca Rivera; 4 Brothers and 3 Sisters.
Family request that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Primera Iglesia Bautista Church of Brownfield or your favorite charity.