Anthony Levell RiversRivers, Anthony

1990-2015

Cpl. Anthony Levell Rivers, age 25, of Oklahoma City passed away December 1st, 2015. Anthony was born in Oklahoma City on April 1st, 1990, graduated from Putnam City High School in 2009, then joined the United States Marine Corps as an 0331 machine gunner.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Darkhouse Regiment where he proudly served with his brothers in Afghanistan in 2010. Anthony also served in the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment. He was employed at H& H Shooting Sports.

He is survived by his wife of 6 years, Beverly Rivers, siblings: Andrea White and husband Johnny, Derrick Rivers and wife Brittiany, Jeff Stafford and wife Desiree, niece, Mya Rivers and nephews: Johnny White, Gentry Stafford and Lj Stafford, parents by marriage: Kim Stafford, Nancy and Richard Neal. Grandparents: CW04 Carlos and Merline Bollman, Don and Ila Taylor, Richard and Nadine Neal and many other family and friends.

Services will be held at Quail Springs Baptist Church on Wednesday December 9th 2015 at 10:00 a.m., interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Patriot Guard for their assistance

Comments

  1. We are so sorry to hear that Anthony passed away. I wish that there was something that we can say to make the loss more bearable. All our prayers are with you and your family at this time. Our deepest sympathy.

    Wes and Diana

  2. God called home His son whom was hurting on the inside in which no one else could see, but God. Anthony was like a candle full of light and comradeship. Now he has returned to the source of life in faith and gratitude watching over us, blessings my cousin.. love Nikki Conley!!!

  3. I feel so fortunate to have known Anthony. He never failed to brighten my day with his smile and infectious laugh. He and had some great conversations. When my Mom died this past July Anthony made a point to stop by my office privately and say how sorry he was. Anthony was always that thoughtful, and I will never forget that.

  4. To the family of Anthony, you have my deepest condolences. I was Anthony’s Company Gunnery Sergeant and Platoon Sergeant, Echo Company, 2d BN 1st Marines. I’m deeply saddened by his passing and can tell you it was true honor to work with such an amazing Marine. There are no words that can describe the caliber of Marine I remember him as, but can assure you that he will be greatly missed by all of us who knew him as well as worked with him. Again, I am truly sorry for your loss and if there is anything me or my family can do please let me know.

    Semper Fidelis,

    GySgt. Robert J. Sosa
    USMC Ret.

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