Originally created 01/09/01

Mr. Octavio Rivera Sr.

Mr. Octavio Rivera Sr., 75, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2001, at Doctors Hospital.

There will be no local services.

Mr. Rivera, a native of Utuado, Puerto Rico, had retired as a mason.

Survivors include his wife, Ines Cortes Rivera; four sons, Luis Rivera, Miguel Rivera and Fernando Rivera, all of Augusta, and Octavio Rivera Jr., Puerto Rico; a sister, Lydia Rivera, Puerto Rico; and nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road, is in charge of local arrangements.

Utuado Memorial Funeral Home, Puerto Rico, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 9, 2001