Manuel E. Flores Portillo, 67, of Richmond passed away Monday, June 1, 2020.
Manuel was born on March 23, 1953 in San Salvador, El Salvador to Jose Manuel Flores Perdomo and Rosa Melida Portillo Merlos.
Manuel was a hardworking and self-made man, he put himself through college, all the while he supported his young family. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1996, he held two jobs until his last days, he always made sure that his children and grandchildren were provided for. Manuel had a passion for learning, music, partying, dancing, and traveling, but his greatest joy came from spending time with his big family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Maria J. Rojas Flores; his 6 children, Ivan Flores, Marta Carolina Alfaro, Melida Flores, Jasmin Flores, Azalea Karina Myers, and Dennis Flores; 9 grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, and many friends. His presence will be greatly missed as he was the anchor of his family.
A memorial service will be held from 1 pm – 3 pm Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294.