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Stephen Joseph Rivers, 74, of Salisbury passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center. Stephen was born on June 7, 1940 in Putnam, Connecticut, a son of the late Wilfred F. and Margaret Malley Rivers.
Stephen graduated from Bulkeley High School in Hartford, CT, he was a professional window cleaner and entrepreneur. Stephen Served in Army Reserves. He loved reading, gardening, woodworking, antiques and attending craft shows. Stephen was a friend to many, and had a heart of gold.
In addition to his parents, Stephen is preceded in death by a brother, Michael Rivers.
Stephen is survived by his sons, Wilfred F. Rivers, II of Salisbury, and Steven J. Rivers, II of Wallingford, CT. Brothers, Kevin Rivers of Portland, OR, James Rivers and wife Kathleen of Hastings, FL and Terence Rivers and wife Billie of Jefferson, TX. Grandchildren, Jessica Lee Rivers, Elaina Rivers and Richard Rivers; and great grandson, Luke Rivers.
There will be a Private Memorial Service.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is assisting the Rivers family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.