Vincent Felix Rivera Castro

Vincent Felix Rivera Castro
Vincent Felix Rivera Castro

Vincent Felix Rivera Castro, 62, of Amarillo, TX passed away April 20, 2023.

No services will be held at this time. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Vincent was born March 6, 1961 in Tamuning, Guam to Vincent Cruz Castro and Soledad Rivera. He is a  graduate from Milpitas High School, and he played football for Milpitas High School Football Team during his freshman and sophomore years. Vincent joined the United States Army shortly after graduating from high school and served as a Unit Supply Specialist. He was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany as well as Fort Sill, OK. He later was stationed in Fort Ord, CA. While in the Army, he earned a Good Conduct Medal along with various ribbons such as a Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon. He also attended and graduated from a Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC). After leaving the Army, Vincent worked for a Construction Firm in Silicon Valley, CA. Vincent decided to move to Guam to be closer to his parents and worked in the construction field while he was on the Island. Vincent made a career change, choosing to be a SEMI Truck Driver. He worked for Swift Corporation and other various truck companies before becoming an Owner Operator. He later worked for the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs located in Palo Alto, CA. Vincent was a member of the Catholic Church wherever he lived.

Vincent Felix Rivera Castro was preceded in death by his father Vicente (Big Ben) Cruz (Familian Siket); and his mother Soledad (Dading) Rivera Castro (Familian Gotgohu and Pelele).

He is survived by his two daughters Rosalyn Mauricio and Nicole Castro; and  seven sisters and brother-in-laws Rosalyn Moreno (Fred) of Hollister, CA, Isabel Atoigue (Greg) of San Leandro, CA, Lucille Cox (Tom) of Lancaster, CA, Catherine Gresl of San Antonio, TX, Barbara (Paul) of Round Rock, TX, Valentina (Dale) of Sahuarita, AZ, and Evelyn (Jared) of Blanchard, OK; and numerous nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He will be greatly missed.  Always loved and never forgotten.

9 Replies to “Vincent Felix Rivera Castro”

  1. To my brother in-law Vince,
    I always thought of you as my brother, you and I looked at life in the same way, treat others the way we would like to be treated, always willing to help anyone at any time without expecting anything in return, we took pride in doing the best we can and we appreciated and were always grateful for all the blessings in our life. Now you are gone and I will truly miss you but I am a better person because you were a part of my life and

  2. Yo bro! My big PITA! I love you and will always love you! ❤️ I know you’re still present…still getting you’re your messages you keep sending me. I wish you had more time on this earth. But I know you’ll find more peace where you’re at. Enjoy the time with Dad, Mom, Greg Jr., John V amd Stephanie. I will always love you you big fart! ❤️ Love Teen.

  3. Our hearts go out to the family of our dear cousin Vincent Castro. You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the perpetual light shine upon him and may he rest in peace. Amen.

  4. A beautiful soul distance from me but was always in my ❤. DAD. I LOVE YOU SO MUCH 😭 And I’ll always keep your promise to always hold your name “CASTRO “.

  5. My loving and dearest cousin Vince, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers! Growing up with you, in our younger days, you were just like my big brother! May you RIP, forever in my heart and prayers!

  6. Our most heartfelt and deepest condolence to the family of Vincent Felix Rivera Castro. May the memory of Vince be etched in your hearts forever. Thinking of all of you and sending prayers of comfort and peace during this difficult time. God BlessYour Family ❤️ Love you all … Rest in Peace, Vince

  7. I cannot believe your gone. We just spoke and made plans. You will always be in my heart. May you RIP 🙏

  8. Brother Vincent! I pray that you are well in the Lords arms and look down on us and know that you will never be forgotten. As a child I looked up to you and when you visited us in Ft. ORD I’ll never forget you brother! Love you always!

  9. My dearest Brother,
    You will live on in my heart, in my thoughts and memories, in my prayers and in all that I do, all that I am! U guiya hao!

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