Ernesto Joaquin Rivas, 44, of Amarillo died Monday, October 3, 2011.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 7, 2011 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Rivas was born on November 7, 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico to Roque and Margarita Rivas. He married Norma Garcia on December 30, 1988. He had worked in the roofing industry for Andrus Brothers for many years.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Antonio Rivas.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Rivas, of Amarillo; sons, Erik Rivas and Ernesto Rivas, Jr. of Amarillo; daughters, Angelica Rivas and Denise Rivas both of Amarillo; parents, Roque and Margarita Rivas of Mexico City, Mexico; brothers, Roque Rivas and Jorge Rivas, both of Amarillo, Enrique Rivas and Juan Rivas, both of Mexico; and sisters, Maria Rivas and Rosa Rivas, both of Amarillo, Teresa Rivas, Lidia Rivas and Mabel Rivas, all of Mexico.