Gabriel “Viejo” Rivera, 56, of Ocala passed away on Monday, August 22, 2022, at his residence in Ocala. Viejo moved to the Ocala area in 2009 from Springfield, MA. He loved spending his days with his wife Maritza, fishing, boating, and playing his guitars. On July 18th, 2018 Gabriel was ordained as a Minister in the Lords Church and served as an Associate Pastor in Divine Fire Church.Not only was he a great husband and father to two daughters and five sons, but he was a great grandfather to 19 grandchildren. He loved church and loved helping others, he was always joking with everyone & making sure he put a smile on your face. He will truly be missed, remember, and loved forever and always.