Pedro G. Rios

Pedro G. Rios, 75, died Nov. 9, 2020 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, KS. He was born Dec. 16, 1944 in Loredo, Texas, the son of Manuel and Hortencia (Garcia) Rios. Pedro has been a resident of Garden City, KS, since 1966. He worked for the Garden City Co-op for several years. He then began working for USD 457, where he worked as a grounds keeper for over 20 years. Pedro enjoyed watching football, taking care of his truck, and he loved to spend time with his family.


On Dec. 12, 1962, he married Ermina Jimenez in Avoca, Texas. She survives. Other survivors include four children, Pete Rios Jr., Sylvia Rios, Rebecca Rios, and Veronica Hernandez, all of Garden City, KS; two brothers; eight sisters; 18 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren. Pedro is preceded in death by his parents; a brother Andrew Rios; a sister Carmen Rios; and a grandson Gabriel Rios.


A Vigil service will start at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2020 at the Church of God of the First Born in Garden City, KS. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Nov. 14, 2020 also at the Church of God of the First Born in Garden City, KS. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, KS. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday at the Church of God of the First Born in Garden City, KS. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com .