Gilbert Rios (kiko), 74 passed away peacefully at home with his family. He was born in
Yuma, AZ raised on a date farm in Bard California. Gilbert is at peace resting with our
Lord Jesus Christ.
Gilbert graduated from Yuma High School in 1964. Where he participated in various
sports. He served in the United State Army, during the Vietnam War. After 40 years
working for Sunkist, Fruit Growers Supply, as Warehouse Supervisor he retired. Gilbert
enjoyed reading, gardening, play cards, going to the movies, have dinner with his wife
and playing at the Casino.
Gilbert is survived by his wife Yolanda Quijada-Rios their sons, Christopher, Gabriel,
and Abel Rios. He also survived by several siblings, Frank Rios, Robert Rios, and
Dolores Meier. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and many friends. He is
preceded in death by his son Adam, his parents Victoria and Frank Sr., sisters Beatrice
Barachicha, and Cecilia Stewart.
Viewing at Yuma Mortuary, 775 S. 5 th Ave. on Thursday, April 29, 2021, Family 4 to
5pm. Viewing from 5- 8pm with Rosary at 7pm. Mass on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 11am
at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 505 S. Ave. B. Following by internment at
Desert Lawn Cemetery. Celebration of Life will be from 1-4pm. at Eagle Hall, 225 S. 1 st
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