Harrell Funeral Home
4435 Frontier Trail
Austin, TX 78745
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1953 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
ROBERTO "ROBERT" RIVAS On July 26th, 2014 our beloved father and loving husband, Roberto "Robert" Rivas, was called home. He was born March 25, 1953, to Oracio Rivas and Maria Flores in Corpus Christi, Texas. Robert was an incredibly intelligent, fun-loving man, with a goofy sense of humor and great dance moves. He had a special love for family, friendship and the Dallas Cowboys. He attended Mission High School, served our country as a SSGT. in the US Air Force Reserves, attended the University of Texas at Austin and spent the majority of his career as an employee for the City of Austin. During his spare time he was an umpire for the Austin Women's Kickball Association. He is survived by his wife, Carla; his two daughters, Marisa and Yvonne; his mother, Maria Flores; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Carmen and Lucas Carrillo; sisters, Elvia & husband Adrian and Patsy; brothers, Rick, Danny, Jorge Sr. & wife Yolanda and Roy, Sr.; sister-in-law, Ana Sanchez & husband Jay, also Mario, Rolando & Yolanda, as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many extended family members. A Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Harrell Funeral Home, 4435 Frontier Trail Austin, Texas. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 1, 2014, at San Jose Catholic Church, 2435 Oak Crest Avenue, Austin, Texas. Inurnment will follow at Assumption Cemetery with a reception at San Jose Catholic Church. Condolences may be sent to: www.HarrellFuneralHomes.com. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on July 30, 2014
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