Mr. Rivas was born on Sept. 10, 1929, in McFadden, to Martin H. and Justa V. Rivas. He was a retired maintenance worker for Coastal Bend College.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Delia Perez Rivas; two daughters, Dianne (Fabian) Limon and Rebecca Rivas Stamm, both of Beeville; four sons, Fernando (Marta) Rivas, Nick (Rose) Rivas, both of Beeville, Martin (Tammy) Rivas and Lawrence (Tammy) Rivas, both of Kingsville; and one brother, Mike (Anita) Rivas of Beeville.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home. A rosary will be recited at 7 o’clock that evening at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Beeville Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Christopher F. Rivas, Richard V. Mascorro, Jaime L. Rivas, Henry C. Stamm, Adrian C. Rivas and Nichlos Rivas.
Honorary pallbearer will be Henry Estrada.
Treviño Funeral Home