Rich "Mad Dog" Acosta

rich acosta

March 11, 1952 ~ December 20, 2020

Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Rich “Mad Dog” Acosta, 68, of Pueblo, CO, passed away peacefully on December 20, 2020.

Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on January 7, 2021, at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave.. Pueblo, CO.

Rich was a great athlete. He loved running, cycling, and playing pool. Rich was an animal lover and he cared for many animals throughout his life.

Rich is survived by his three children, Guy Acosta, Giovanni Acosta (Rider), Gianna Acosta (Rider); four grandkids; one great-grandchild, numerous brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces.

Rich is preceded in death by his daughters, Kalina Acosta and Michelle Forsythe.

A special thank you to his sister, Mary, for her love and friendship.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to PAWS For Life, P.O. Box 11208, Pueblo, CO 81001.


Memorial Service: January 7, 2021 11:00 am

Praise Assembly of God
2000 Troy Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81001


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  1. To Mary, Geo, Guy,
    and Gianna, My condolences go out to all of you with love and prayers.. I worked with your brother and father at the Mill for many years, and just want you to know he was a good man.. He was hard at times but he had a good heart.. I will truly miss him.. R.I.P. Rick Acosta, until we meet again.

  2. 🙏🏼 Rest In Peace Rick. You were like a brother to the Espinoza family. To his children, I am so sorry for your loss your dad was a good man.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. To Guy, Geo, Gianna and to Mary whom he was close. My heart goes out to all of you.

  4. My condolences to Geo , Mary and the family. May God give you peace and strength during this difficult time. May God bless you always.

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