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Ryan Anthony Rivera

November 13, 1989 ~ April 25, 2022 (age 32)

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Newport- Ryan Anthony Rivera, 32, passed away Monday April 25, 2022 at his home.  He was born November 13, 1989 in Onslow County, NC.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, April 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home-Swansboro.

Ryan managed restaurants in and around Morehead City for most of his working life.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Ryan’s heart was generous, he had a contagious smile and brought much laughter to many.  Most of all, he was a loving and devoted father.

He is survived by fiancé, Jennifer Patton of the home; daughter, Aurora Rylynn Rivera of the home; father, Tony Rivera of Hubert; mother, Tammy T. Rivera of Il; sisters, Elisha Nicole Benway (Ryan) of Hubert and Kasey Teresa Rivera of Stella; brother, Michael Lampert of Il; aunt, Nancy Bryson of Stella; maternal grandmother, Ingrid Taylor of Cape Carteret; and nephew, Logan Gurney and niece, Aubrey Jones.

“Beloved son, I will see you soon my prince.”

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans at  



Celebration of Life
April 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Swansboro
407 Old Hammocks Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584

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