ROANOKE-Eliezer Rodriguez Rivera passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at the age of 50.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Brown Owens & Brumley Family Funeral Home.
Eliezer was born March 24, 1971 to Eliezer Rivera Rivera and Elba Iris Rodriguez Berrios in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Eliezer had over 20 dedicated years with American Airlines in Aircraft Maintenance. He loved salsa music, watching boxing with his family, going to the movies with his kids, playing congas during the holidays and blasting loud music in the car while driving around with his kids. He was a loving and fun son, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend and will be missed.
Eliezer is preceded in death by his father, Eliezer Rivera Rivera Sr.; and sister, Edna Christine Rivera Cordero.
SURVIVORS: Son, Jahdiel Rivera; daughter, Edith Rivera; daughter, Elibeth Saunders and spouse, Zachary Saunders; mother, Elba Rodriguez Berrios and spouse, Miguel Angel Oyola Padilla; sister, Evelyn Rivera Rodriguez and spouse, Edwin Torres Hernandez; sister, Sonia Naomi Cepeda and spouse, Victor Manuel Cepeda Velentin; step brother, Ralph Sanchez and spouse, Naomi Sanchez; step brother, Raymond Sanchez and spouse, Mary Ellen Sanchez; step brother, Javier Sanchez and spouse, Janet Smoyer; grandchildren, Anastasia Edith Burgos, Antonio Burgos and Aidan Alexander Rivera; step mother, Edna Cordero Rivera; uncle, John Rivera and spouse, Maria Rivera; uncle, Gonzalo Rivera; aunt, Ruth Violeta Rivera; aunt, Nohemi Rivera; nieces, Sonia Vigoreaux Rivera, Sonyalee Noemi Cepeda Rivera, Natalie Marie Sanchez, Nicole Salinas, Raissa Desiree Sanchez, Kiana Sophia Sanchez, Monica Isabel Sanchez and Viviana Zoe Sanchez Del Valle; nephews, Jose E. Vigoreaux Rivera, Eric M. Vigoreaux Rivera, Willbryan Medina Rivera, Victor Manuel Cepeda Rivera, Diego Sanchez Del Valle and Sebastian Javier Sanchez Smoyer; and numerous friends.
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