Biviano "BiBi" Figueroa, 63, of Lehigh Acres, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. He was born March 22, 1949, in Manati, Puerto Rico, the son of Ana (Velez) and Biviano Figueroa Sr.
He was a longtime employee in the Transportation Department for the Lee County School District. He was always known as a kind and humorous co-worker, who constantly mentored and assisted his fellow bus drivers. He was a whiz at knowing the many school bus routes and earned his nickname of "Mr. GPS," his family said.
He loved the outdoors, spending his free time in the sun and tending to his flock of homing pigeons. In recent years he became a motorcycle enthusiast and he could often be found riding his Harley Fat Boy during his spare time. He was an active member of the Harlistas-Boricua riding group.
He was a devout Christian who leaves to cherish his loving memory his wife, Jenny (Rosado) Figueroa; children, Andre Michael (Nattalie) Figueroa Sr. and Aimee Beth (Victor) Figueroa-Castro; grandchildren, Andre Michael Figueroa Jr., Victor Castro Jr., Caitlyn Castro, Gabriella Castro and Julian Castro; brothers, Jacinto, Carlos and Efrain; sisters, Milagros, Ramona, Teresa, Julia, Blanca and Carmen; nieces, Liza, Shivanna, Erica, Jovanna, Jessica, Janessa, Samantha and Sumira; nephews, Angel Jr., George, Terrance, Deontae, Matthew, Jerrimie and Angel Sr.; great-nephew, Elijah; great-niece, Jesenia; sisters-in-law, Helen and Lola; and brother-in-law, Julio.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation was held Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in the chapel at Anderson-Patterson Cremation and Funeral Services.
Those who wish to offer condolences to the family can visit his memorial Web page at: www.andersonpatterson.com and sign the guestbook.