JUAN CABALLERO RIVERA, 76, of Kaufman, TX went
to be with the Lord on Nov. 12, 2022, with burial
in the Kaufman Cemetery.
Juan was born on Dec. 27, 1945, to Jesus & Consuelo
Cabellero Rivera in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He
settled in La Faria, TX when he was 7 years old as
a migrant worker in the cotton fields. He started
working in Kaufman at Falcon Steel in1964 when he
moved to the Kaufman area. A great opportunity came
his way to start working for Western Electric when
it opened in 1969 and worked there until he retired
in 2001 when it was known as Lucent Technology. In
retirement, he owned several of his own businesses
from furniture stores and selling rod irons from
Canton to Forney. Juan married Maria Rincon & was
happily married for 12 years. He enjoyed playing
poker, hunting, fishing, shooting pool and cooking
barbeque. Juan loved his family very much and did
everything he could for them. He was a father figure
to many of his family members. Juan was a beloved
Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle.
He has been a member of St. Ann Catholic Church
in Kaufman since he moved to Kaufman.
His parents, Jesus and Consuelo, and brother Jamie
Reynaldo Rivera preceded him in death.
Those left to cherish his memory are children: Lupe
Rivera, John Valdez Rivera and wife Angela, Lisa
Rivera Corrales and husband David, Ellie Rivera
and Mia Rincon Rivera; grandchildren: Madeline
Noel Rivera, Rachel Lisa Rivera, Savannah Rivera,
Marisella Rivera, David Joseph Corrales, Aaron
Michael Corrales, Lupe Rivera, Jr., Ky Rivera,
Lan Rivera, Mayra Rivera, Jeremiah Wade Medlin
& Jakob T. Medlin; siblings: Rosalinda R. Brito,
Fina Rivera, Jesse Rivera, Janie Rivera Florez,
Maria R. Ramirez and Jose Manuel Rivera; numerous
nieces, nephews, extended family and friends who
will miss him dearly.