RIVERS, Iran "I.D.", 48, of Temple Terrace, passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013. He is survived by his mother, Janelle Rivers; brother, Emerson McCobb (Pam Walker); uncle Rhyan Porter (Carol); nephew, Jason McCobb (Denia & daughter Reese); cousin Rhyan Porter Jr.; best friend and fishing partner Tom Harrin (Gayle); his brothers and sisters with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue and his life partner, Sharri Dufresne. He was preceded in death by his father Arthur Rivers. I.D. spent the better part of his life as a firefighter with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue. Most of his career was spent at HCFR Station 6, on the B shift. He enjoyed spending time with his brother and sister firefighters. He loved the great outdoors, especially snook fishing with his best friend Tom. I.D. was a very caring person whose purpose in life was to bring joy to others.
Published in TBO.com on Sept. 25, 2013