Reuben Rivers


Reuben Edwin Rivers, 100, of Madisonville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, in Bryan. Visitation was held Friday, Dec. 11, at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Madisonville. Burial followed on Saturday Dec. 12, at Grove Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Dallas.

Reuben was born on Oct. 14, 1915, in Joaquin, to Richard and Jane (Smith) Rivers. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ, was an outdoorsman/hunter, and a Mason.

Reuben was preceded in death by his wives, Vera (Thomas) Rivers and Willie Vaye (Senesac) Rivers; and his parents. He is survived by his son, Richard Rivers, and wife, Marilyn; daughter Ruby Reed, and husband, Larry; stepsons, Randy Walker and wife, Cynthia, and Jerry Walker; and numerous other family members.