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Millard R. Rivers


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Millard R. Rivers Obituary
Millard Raymond "Ray" Rivers, 85, of Slate Lick, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, surrounded by his family. Ray was born March 1, 1933, in Olive Hill, Ky., to the late Forest and Alma Hamm Rivers. He was an Army veteran, serving in Korea during the Korean War from 1953 to 1955. Ray was employed by Hydro Group Corp. as a division manager, retiring in 1993. He was an avid pilot and loved flying. He was a founding member of the Deer Lakes Pilots Club. He was a member for more than 25 years of the Pollock Lodge of Tarentum, and he enjoyed working on tractors and spent many hours restoring vintage John Deere tractors. Ray is survived by his wife, Mary Donna Rivers; a daughter, Marissa (Brandon) Rivers-Cobbett, of Manor Township; a son, Justin Rivers, of Monroeville; and grandsons, Brantley and Damon Cobbett. He is also survived by grandchildren, Cymber and Timothy Rivers, of Cartersville, Ga.; and two sisters, Opal Bowling and Barbara Henson, both of Olive Hill, Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Timothy Raymond Rivers; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Family and friends are invited from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, to the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065, (724-224-7730), where services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, with the Rev. Dr. Andrew Spores. Burial will be private. The Tarentum Masons will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Military honors will be accorded by the Vandergrift Honor Guard.
For more information, please visit www.petersfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Valley News Dispatch on Jan. 12, 2019
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