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Pablo Rios-Maldonado

May 10, 1943 — January 13, 2024


Pablo Rios-Maldonado

Pablo Rios-Maldonado, 80, of Lucama, died Saturday, January 13, 2024.

The visitation will be Tuesday, January 23, 6:00-7:30 PM, at Wilson Memorial Service.  A graveside service with military rites will be Wednesday, January 24, 2:00 PM, at Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson.

Pablo was retired from S.T. Wooten and was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Pablo was preceded in death by his wife, Valerie Brone Rios-Maldonado, in January 2022; his parents, Pablo Rios Cervantes and Constancia Maldonado de Rios; brothers, Francisco Rios Maldonado, Emerico Rios Maldonado, Leobardo Rios Maldonado and Ernesto Rios Maldonado.

He is survived by his children, Constancia Gardner (Charles), Pablo Rios-Maldonado, Jr. (Laura), Mario Rios-Maldonado, Michael Rios-Maldonado and Benjamin Ambrose Jones; granddaughter, Maegan Gardner; sisters, Olga Rios de Garcia and Oralia Rios de Ortiz; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was also survived by Valerie’s family: sons, Sammy Thigpen (Brooke) and Michael Thigpen (Sierra); grandchildren, Tyler Robbins (Ambriel), Anthony Robbins (Mercedez), Justin and Caitlin Robbins and Lorelai and David Thigpen; great-grandchildren, Bella, Baylor, and Sawyer Robbins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Volunteers in Missions, First United Methodist Church, PO Box 1423, Wilson, NC 27893.

Arrangements by Wilson Memorial Service, 2811 Fieldstream Dr. N, Wilson, 252-237-7171; 

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

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