Johnny R. Riojas, 57, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at his home in Garden City.

He was born Aug. 6, 1961, in Lubbock, Texas, to Pete and Mary (Calderon) Riojas.

He attended schools in Burlington, Wyo. He later moved to Garden City and worked for Tyson as a clod puller.

Survivors include his son, John Gabriel Riojas; his mother, Mary Riojas; a stepdaughter, Tammy Valenzuela Lores; siblings, MaryJane Hankinson, Pete Riojas Jr., Frank Riojas, Norma Martinez, Julie Urias, Sandra Rincones, Mark A. Riojas, Adrian L. Riojas and Andres Riojas; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Pete Riojas Sr.; and three siblings, Dora Ann Riojas, Joey Riojas and Manny Riojas.

A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City.

The family suggests memorials be given to the Johnny Riojas Memorial Fund, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 412, N. Seventh St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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