Joe Rios

1/29/2014

Joe Rios, 37, a lifelong Garden City resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

Joe Rios, 37, a lifelong Garden City resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

He was born Sept. 25, 1976, in Garden City.

On Sept. 9, 2007, he married Nancy Murillo in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include two sons, Roberto and R.J. Rios, both of Garden City; his mother, Lupe Rios of Holcomb; his brothers and sisters, Sergio Rodriguez, Pedro Rivas and Mario Rivas, all of Holcomb, Jeremy Cruz of Georgia, Alfredo Rios of Albuquerque, N.M., Jose Villanueva of Texas, Brian Cruz of Lubbock, Texas, Rene Rivas of Colorado, and Melinda, Belinda and Jolene Williams, all of Wichita. He was preceded in death by Carmen Jurado and his grandparents, Manuel and Hortencia Rios.

Funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Cornerstone Church, Garden City. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net. Memorials are suggested to the Roberto and R.J. Rios Educational Fund, in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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