Gilbert Thomas Rivera(1952 - 2018)

Gilbert Thomas Rivera
May 4, 1952 - July 17, 2018

Gilbert was born to Basilio and Dora Rivera on May 4, 1952 and entered his eternal journey on July 17, 2018. Gilbert is preceded in death by his father Basilio Rivera, mother Dora Rivera, and brother Patrick 'Pat' Rivera. Gilbert is survived by two sons and four grandchildren: Russell (Angelina) Rivera and their children Marcus and Selena, and Michael (Amanda) Rivera and their children Michael Jr. and Matthew; four brothers: Adolfo 'Sonny' (Faith) Rivera, Arthur (Pam) Rivera, Larry (Linda) Rivera and Albert Rivera, and one sister Judy (Phendell 'Jay') Johnson; and a lifelong friend Philip Cordova and his son Ryan Cordova who have been looking after Gilbert for many years; as well as numerous nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on August 25, 2018 at Holiday Homes Club House at 1:00 PM in Barstow, California.
Published in the Daily Press on Aug. 24, 2018