San Juan - Ricardo "Riche" Barrientes, 66, passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Born April 11, 1955 in Pharr, Texas, Riche is preceded in death by a sister, Alicia Barrientes, a nephew, David Jesus Ojeda, and father Jesus Barrientes.
Riche graduated from PSJA High School and attended Texas State Technical College. He worked for US Steel Corporation in Houston, Texas and later relocated to the US Steel Corp. Fairless Plant in Fairless Hills, PA.
Riche was an avid outdoorsman who liked fishing with family and friends. He also enjoyed being outside in his yard working on various projects.
Riche is survived by his mother, Guadalupe Barrientes of Edinburg; a brother, Eloy Barrientes of San Juan; three sisters, Estella Villarreal of McAllen, Mariela Craig of Port Angeles, WA, and Esmeralda Barrientes of Edinburg; nieces and nephews, Eloy Barrientes Jr., Veronica Guerrero, Juan Miguel Barrientes, Elizabeth Villarreal and Jorge Enrique Villarreal Jr.
Upon Riche's request he will be cremated.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a 6 p.m. memorial service Friday, September 24, 2021, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.
Published by The Monitor on Sep. 19, 2021.