Born on September 29, 1959 and went to be with the Lord on October 10, 2019 at the age of 60. He was a sworn member for the San Antonio Police Department and retired as a Detective after 32 years of service.
He was happiest when he was fishing, playing God's music, helping others, or spending time with his loving family. His other hobbies included gardening, reading scripture and collecting vehicles. He was involved in ACTS, Shields of Christ, Ministry of the Third Cross and Prison Ministry.
He was preceded in death by his father, Johnny Montez Rios Sr. He is survived by his mother, Antonia Garcia.
Siblings Joe Rios (Retired SAPD, Wife Angelic), Gilbert, Gerald, and Mary Ellen Rios; wife, Martha Rios, children Kristen Benson (Nigel), Sara Rios, Denise Hernandez, Emily Rios, Rachel Rios, Johnny A. Rios III, Sydney Nuñez, and Marisa Rios; grandchildren Elizabeth, Paul and Abigail Benson.
Visitation will begin on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at St. Dominic's Catholic Church at 5919 Ingram Rd, following with Rosary at 7:00 pm. Funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 10:00 am at St. Dominic's Catholic Church. Interment will follow to Resurrection Cemetery.
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