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Guadalupe Rios Sr

June 3, 1957 ~ November 20, 2022 (age 65)


Guadalupe Rios Sr, 65, of Amarillo lost his 4 year battle with cancer and went to his Heavenly home on November 20, 2022.

A celebration of Guadalupe's life will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 2pm in the Angel Funeral Home's Chapel of Angels with Elder Scott Edwards presiding. 

Guadalupe Rios Sr. was born June 3, 1957 in Scott Bluff, Nebraska to Jose Rios and Carmen Ramos. He was a devoted husband and father who loved to be surrounded by his family. He had a big heart and was always ready to help anyone in need. Those who knew him knew he lived a care free life that of a hippie you could say, day by day. He gave his all in the many roles he played in everyone’s lives, “ your going to do it right the first time or not do it at all” was his attitude. He accepted everyone for who they were as he himself was from perfect, but to us he was perfect. In his younger days he enjoyed a good game of pool and join several pool leagues. These days you could find him on a golf course ready for a round of golf, he was competitive in whatever he did. He enjoyed playing board games which no one could beat him at especially Risk or Monopoly, which few enjoyed playing with him as there was no end until he won. He was a big kid at heart always laughing, joking, he was life of the party. He had a presence about him. His greatest love was for his wife, he had to have her by his side everywhere he went. He never stopped opening the door for her. He bought the just because gifts many people seen the love he had for her and admired him for it. It was as if they were just dating, he never stopped with the little things. 

He is preceded in death by his father Jose Rios and Granddaughter Tyla Shy Perez.

He is survived by his mother, Carmen Ramos; Wife Maria de la luz Rios; Daughter, Grisel Guzman with son’s Johnny Guzman Jr., Elijah Guzman, Joaquin Guzman; Daughter, Viviana Rios with spouse Brian Karo, with children Talina Perez, Alexander Perez, Brian Karo Jr. Evalyn Karo, Oscar Karo; Daughter Selena Rios with significant other Diego Gonzalez, Son’s Guadalupe Rios, Roman Rios; Daughter Diana Rios,Daughter Adriana Gonzalez, with children Nicole Martinez, Andrew Baltazar, Nevaeh Baltazar. Sister Anna Rios with spouse Rogelio Martinez, children ,Adam Martinez, Sarah Martinez, Cristina Delatorre, Jessica Martinez; Brother Joe Rios children Joshua Rios, Ariel Rios;  Sister Teresa Rios Flores children Marcos Sanchez, Samuel Sanchez, Rene Flores, Amanda Sanchez Ramirez, Cassandra Flores; Brother Moises Rios with spouse Cristy Rios children Mildred Ramirez, Jeremy Rios, Mathew Rios; Sister Monica Rios Guerrero with spouse Jose Guerrero, children, Leticia Guerrero Magana, Jose Alberto Guerrero, Audrey Guerrero, Lauren Guerrero; Brother Sipreano Jimmy Rios with spouse Oty Rios, children Jimmy Rios, Jason Rios; Sister Veronica Rios Lopez with spouse Albert Lopez, children Christopher Flores, Luis Acosta Jr., Robert Acosta, Roseanna Acosta; Brother Noeh Rios children Johnathan Urias, Joseph Urias; Sister Maria Sanchez child Salvador Veleta Jr.



Celebration of Life
November 23, 2022

2:00 PM
Angel Funeral Home
2209 South Arthur
Amarillo, TX 79107

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