Ken Barnhart,

Sales Manager

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(956) 532-5924

Jesus Ramirez Maintenance

Ken grew up in Mt. Morris, IL. and married his wife Sue in 1961.  They have 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren.  They owned and operated marinas for over 20 yrs., renting slips, storage spaces, renting and selling boats.  They also love camping.  Ken is a fishing and boating enthusiast and goes fishing whenever he has a chance.

In early 2009, Ken and Sue visited friends in Rio Valley Estates and soon decided to retire here.  In November of that year, they purchased a place in the park and moved here full time and have loved it ever since.

Ken is active in the park activities, including planning events such as the "Sock Hop", "Halloween party", and the "Hawaiian Luau".  He and Sue love dancing , going to entertainment shows and just having fun with their many friends.

Roberto Ramos

715 N. Westgate Dr.

Weslaco, TX 78596

Ron & Tricia Pires


Ron & Tricia are formally of North Jersey & recent empty nesters.  They have 2 daughters one is attending college at Roanoke College in Salem, VA. They have been happily married for 26 years.  They are new to RVing within the last year and have grown to love the quiet & small lifestyle of Texas.  Ron has been in the food & beverage hospitality business for over 40 years, starting as a Chef and retired as a General Manager of a large university.  

Tricia has been a long time office business professional who transitioned into the hospitality business with a career as a Catering Director.  

Ron & Tricia are now enjoying the new lifestyle of spending quality time together and experience new things here in the Valley.