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Roberto Recio Rios

October 9, 1957 — January 19, 2023

Idaho Falls

Roberto Recio Rios (Tony) passed away, January 19, 2023 at EIRMC in Idaho Falls, ID.
Tony was born on October 9, 1957 in Manteca CA to Pedro Moreno Rios and Arabelia Anita Rios (Arroyos).
The Rios family later moved to Idaho Falls, ID. where Tony grew up. Tony was the youngest of  the 8 Rios children. He worked for Hughes Roofing until he was in a motorcycle accident in 1987.
When he was 20 years old he welcomed his first child, Terrie Jo Rios (Safford). Later came Brandon Alan Rios (Cox), then his youngest daughter Melia Harjo (Sanders).
Tony is survived by his daughter Terrie Safford (Shawn), son Brandon Cox (Shannon) and daughter Melia Sanders, 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind his sister's, SanJuana Garcia (Carlos), Carmen Rios, Camilia Castaneda (Hilario) and brother Leonard Rios.
Tony is preceded in death by his father Pedro Rios Sr., mother Arabelia Arroyos; brothers Arturo, Armando and Pedro Rios, sister Lydia Rios Garcia and nephew Arturo Thompson.
A viewing service will be held Tuesday January 24, 2023 from 6-8 pm at Buck-Murphy Funeral Home at 825 East 17th street in Idaho Falls.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Buck-Murphy Funeral Home & Cremation Services

825 East 17th Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83404

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