Victor Garcia Rivas, 36, died December 18, 2022, in Sierra Vista Hospital. He was born May 15, 1986, in Glendale, California, to Veronica Gonzales.
He came to Ajo from Pasadena, California, in 2004 and lived here for the next 17 years. He married Erin Sipe in Tollison on April 26, 2019. He Studied Material engineering at GCC and was self-employed. His family says he enjoyed family time, video games, and loved watching movies.
Mr. Rivas was preceded in death by his great-grandmother Molly Ortega, his tia Pauline Stein, and his niece Miamor Delgado. He is survived by his wife, Erin Rivas; by his mother Veronica Gonzales; by his sons Brenden Rivas; Isaiah Rivas, Victor “Ducky” Rivas Jr. and Ruben Manuel Jr. by his daughter Cassandra Manuel; and by his brothers Gabriel Gonzales, Angel Delgado and Arturo Delgado.
Services will be held Saturday, January 7, at 11 a.m. at the Ajo First Assembly for God (Rock Church) with Pastor Glenda Kermode officiating. The burial will be at noon in the Ajo Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Angel Delgado, Ruben Manuel Jr. Gabriel Gonzales, Daniel Machado, Brenden Rivas, Amador Gaitan, Martin Lopez, and Sylis Manuel.
Arrangements are made by J. Warren Funeral Services.