YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mr. Raymond Rivera, Jr., 41 of Youngstown, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 29, 2022. 

Raymond was born on November 1, 1981. He was a child of Ramon Rivera, Sr. and Irasema Martinez Rivera.

He attended Woodrow Wilson High School and later began his career and carpeting.

Raymond was a very loving and passionate person and it spilled into everything he cherished and loved. He loved his family and always had a smile on his face. He just wanted to be happy. He enjoyed working out, loved nature and was a vivid game guru. He put 100% of himself into his job. He loved fixing everything.

He leave to cherish his son, Zion; his sisters and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins

He is preceded in death by his father; his grandparents; his son, Raymond, Jr. and his two uncles, Felix and Renaldo Rivera. 

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2023 at F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home

Please remember you must wear your mask over your mouth and nose when entering the funeral home.

A television tribute will air Thursday, January 5 at the following approximate times: 6:47 a.m. on WYTV, 9:43 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.