Federico Vargas, 74, of Russellville, died Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. The son of Federico and Dolores Vargas Medina, he was born August 2, 1945, in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. He retired after nearly 20 years as a forklift operator with ConAgra. He worshipped with his church family at the Iglesia Roca de Salvacion in Russellville. He was a great handy man, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Federico was preceded in death by his parents; several brothers & sisters; and a son. He is survived by his life companion, Elba Garcia of Russellville; their three daughters: Elva Marroquin (Jonathon Chism) of Pottsville; Karen Diaz (Willy) of Los Angeles, CA; and Lizbeth Garcia (David Thomas) of Russellville; five grandchildren: Briyanah Cruz, Ailyn Cruz, Yasiel Diaz, Emilya Chism and Kyrie Thomas; and many other relatives.
Visitation, celebration & prayer service will be held beginning at 4:00 PM, Sunday, December 1, at Iglesia Roca de Salvacion, 300 West 13th Street, Russellville; with committal service at the church on Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:00 AM, officiated by Pastor Juan Caballero. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home,220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.
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