Carmelo Rivero, 51, died Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Amarillo, Texas.

He was born July 16, 1966, in Satevo, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Inocente and Aurora Rivero. He attended schools in Mexico.

On May 23, 1987, he married Joann Navarro in Garden City.

A resident of Kansas since the early 1980s, Mr. Rivero was employed at various feed yards throughout southwest Kansas.

In addition to his wife, survivors include four children, Jaime Jurado, Marcos Rivero, Carmelo Rivero Jr. and Adam Rivero, all of Garden City; his mother, Aurora Rivero; eight siblings, Lupe Rivero, Raul Rivero, Tomas Rivero, Flavia Rivero, Aurora Rivero, Roberta Rivero, Julia Rivero and Eva Rivero; and nine grandchildren, Isabel Rivero, Icela Rivero, Dalia Rivero, Illiana Rivero, Israel Rivero, Leiana Rivero, Avamari Rivero, Alejandro Jurado and Karina Jurado.

He was preceded in death by his father, Inocente Rivero; and two siblings, Geronimo Rivero and Sabas Rivero.

Rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Garden City. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

Visitation hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home, Garden City.

Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Memorials to the Carmelo Rivero Memorial Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, 412 N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.