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Jose Guadalupe Rivera Martinez

August 13, 1972 — November 26, 2021

Amarillo

Preceded in death by: Aurora Martinez

Jose Guadalupe Rivera Martinez

Spouse: Maria Isabel Rivera Fuentes

Daughters: Yolanda Aurora Rivera, Vanessa Janet Rivera, Yamilet Fuentes Rivera, Esmeralda Itsel Rivera, Paola Lucia Rivera

Sons: David Adrian Rivera, Jose-Antonio Natividad Rivera, Gabriel Romeo Rivera, Juciel Joel Rivera

Sisters: Veronica Rivera, Maira Rivera,

Brothers: Miguel Rivera, Osvaldo Rivera, Abraham Rivera, Hector Rivera, Jesus Rivera

Jose Guadalupe Rivera Martinez was born August 13, 1972. He was raised in Tarimoro Guanajuato by his parents Miguel Rivera y Aurora Martinez. Jose was the eldest of eight, he looked out for his family and understood his role as the older brother. He was a natural leader who improvised and was spontaneous towards fulfilling his duty. Persistence and hard work gave him the ambition  to look for a future in the United States. His first job in the U.S  was as a beekeeper in California. He married Yolanda Torres in February 11, 1995, at the age of 22, and proactated three children, Yolanda, Vanessa, and David. Jose and Yolanda had a young love, and after ten years of marriage, they divorced.  Most of his life he worked as a truck driver which led him to start his own trucking company in Amarillo Texas.

He met his second lovely wife, Isabel Fuentes at a halloween party, it was not long before they were married and over the course of 11 years they nurtured six children, Yami, Esme, Pao, Nate, Gabriel, and their baby Juciel who just turned a year old. Due to his love of family he was working on creating a soccer team, and desired for his children the beauty of brotherhood. When his siblings got together there was always a lot of food and loud jokes with long discussions about every sort of topic. Anyone who knew Jose knew he liked good food, music, dancing, singing, and being around people. He helped people in need, offering whatever he had, from food to a roof over their head. He lived 49 inspiring years where he showed love, compassion, and strength. His adventurous soulful spirit lives in the hearts of the people he loved.  He lived expressing freedom, joy, and the value of life.

Jose Guadalupe Rivera Martinez nació el 13 de Agosto de 1972 en Tarimoro Gto. mismo lugar en donde creció junto a sus padres Miguel Rivera y Aurora Martinez y sus hermanos. Jose era el major de ocho hijos. El siempre quiso a su familia y tomó muy enserio su papel de hermano major. Fue un líder natural que improvisaba y era espontáneo para lograr sus metas. Su persistencia y duro trabajo le dieron la ambición de buscar un futuro en los U.S.  Su primer trabajo fue de abejero en California. Se casó con Yolanda Torres el 11 de Febrero en 1995, y procrearon tres hijos, Yolanda, Vanessa, y David. Jose Y Yolanda tiburón un amor de juventud y después de 10 años se divorciaron. Casi toda su vida trabajó como conductor de trailer el cual lo motivo a empezar su propia compania en Amarillo Tejas.

El conoció a su segunda amada esposa en una fiesta de Halloween, poco tiempo después se casaron el 7 de Mayo del 2009. A través de sus 11 años de matrimonio ellos amaron a sus seis hijos Yami, Esme, Pao, Nate, Grabriel y su bebé Juciel quien acaba de cumplir un año. Por el gran amor por su familia estaba planeando crear un equipo de fútbol, y enseñarle a sus hijos el valor de la hermandad.

Cuando estaba con sus hermanos siempre había mucha comida y chistes graciosos con largas discusiones sobre muchos temas. Todos los que conocieron a José sabían que a él le gustaba la buena comida, la música, bailar, cantar, y convivir con mucha gente. El ayudó a gente necesitada con comida, y hasta con  un techo donde dormir. El vivió 49 años inspiradores donde mostró amor, compasión, y fuerza. Su espíritu vibrante y aventurero vive en los corazones de las personas que amo. El vivió expresando libertad, felicidad, y enseñando el valor de la vida

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Rosary

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

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Monday, December 6, 2021

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