Committal services were held Wednesday, October 14 at 9 a.m. at Bledsoe Family Peoples Funeral Chapel for Phil Rivas Lopez, 93, who died October 1 in Corcoran.
Mr. Rivas was born in Benson, Arizona December 1, 1926. He worked at the Luggage company for 55 years as a plant manager. Mr. Rivas served in the United States Army, WWII with the 125th Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theatre and had some serious ribbons of service and occupation ribbon of Japan. Phil was married to Isabel Rodriguez Lopez until her passing 35 years ago, to their union were born Armando, Rosalyn and Arcelia. He married Myrna and to their union were born Angelic, Lupita, Philip, and Carmelita. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.Visitation was held Tuesday October 13, from 3-6 p.m. and Rosary at 5 p.m. at Bledsoe Family Peoples Funeral Chapel.