Juan Xavier Rios
June 28, 1945 – December 23, 2020
Juan Xavier Rios, 75, passed away December 23, 2020 at Whisperwood Nursing & Rehab Center in Lubbock, Texas. Juan was born June 28, 1945 in Brownsville, Texas to his late parents Pedro and Maria Rios.
Juan was a retired forklift operator with Fleming Foods after 32 years of service. He married his wife Anna Jardon Rios July 27, 1979 and they have been married raising their family for 41 years. He enjoyed family and working in his yard, caring for his projects and animals. But most of all loved dancing.
In addition to his wife Anna, he is survived by sons; Xavier Jardon Rios and Juan Rios, a daughter; Beatrice Alonzo, Two step daughters; Damaris Villasenor and Cynthia Villasenor, brothers; Homer Rios, Lupe Rios, sisters; Sylvia Cooley and Maria Nino. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and many relatives and friends. Juan is also preceded in death by his brothers; Majin Rios and Pedro Rios.
Friends may visit on Wednesday, January 13th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Resthaven Funeral Home, Abbey Chapel, 5740 W 19th St., Lubbock, TX 79407. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, January 14th at the One Accord Church, 6002 Avenue U, Lubbock, TX 79412 at 10:00 AM, followed by burial at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Services will be celebrated by Sam Medina of One Accord Church.
Pallbearers will be Xavier Rios, Malikii Rios, Nicolas Rogers, Frank Alonzo, Johnathan Alonzo and Jaime Rios and Jacob Barela.
- Frank Alonzo, Pallbearer
- Jonhathan Alonzo, Pallbearer
- Malikii Rios, Pallbearer
- Nicolas Rogers, Pallbearer
- Jaime Rios, Pallbearer
- Xavier Rios, Pallbearer
- Jacob Barela, Pallbearer
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Celebration of Life Service
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Juan Xavier Rios
January 10, 2021
January 3, 2021
My dear handsome brother,we didn't want you to leave us but God needed you more.i will miss your phone call saying, is this the most beautiful sister i would say yes its me and you are my handsome brother and what did he say Maria is that you ( my older sister) I miss you and I remember when you would teach me how to do the twist, he love to dance and now you in heaven. Making everbody laugh and dance around in heaven and God will tell you not now juan.please tell mom,magin and Jr that I love them and we will see ya'll again. When it's our time to leave.miss you and love you so mucn.
Randy & Evelyn Johnson
December 31, 2020
I don’t know what else to say about our Tio Juan except that We were extremely fortunate to have him as our Tio & in our lives. Rest in peace, in the arms of the angels, as they carried you to heaven. We miss you greatly Tio Juan. Our condolences to the Rios family.