MISSION – Juan David “J.D.” Rivera, 34, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at his home.
Mr. Rivera was born on Nov. 15, 1982 in Mission to Manuel R. Rivera Sr. and Gloria Estela Sosa Rivera. After earning his G.E.D., he was pursuing a business degree at South Texas College.
Survivors include his mother; maternal grandmother, Maria A. Sosa; and brother, Steven Ted Rivera.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Manny R. Rivera Jr.; grandfathers, Ruperto Sosa Sr., and Cecilio Rivera Jr.; and paternal grandmother, Felipa Rivera.
A funeral service was held on Aug. 19 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Cremation followed.