Jimmy Rivera, 57, of Ocala, FL, from Chicago, IL passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022 after a cardiac arrest. He was born in Chicago, IL, May 9th, 1965 to Juana Cruz and Victor Manuel Rivera. Jimmy attended Theodore Roosevelt High School and later completed his GED. Jimmy went on to acquire the certifications and skills needed to become a Stationary Engineer.
In 1986, Jimmy met Gloria, the love of his life. They enjoyed 35 years of marriage together.
In 2008 Jimmy was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, his diabetes progressed to kidney failure n 2013. He battled his diabetic kidney disease for the remainder of his life.
Jimmy Rivera was predeceased by his brother William (Papo) Rivera, and his parents Victor and Juana Rivera. He is survived by his wife Gloria, children; David, Desiree, Andrea, Jimmy, Lia, and Jeremy, grandchild Gabriel, and siblings Victor, Esther, and Wilma.
Calling hours and visitation will be 2-4pm on Friday, December 23, 2022 at
Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society,
11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. Ocala, FL 34481. (352)236-7813.