Long-Time Mexico Business Closing In December

A downtown Mexico store is closing after 45 years in business.

According to a social media post from the owners, Bob’s Appliance Center at 113 West Promenade will close their doors for the final time on December 23rd.

Bob and Betty Rivers opened the business in 1977 and in 1981 their son-in-law Marvin Benskin began working for them, purchasing the business with wife Carol in 2001 when Bob retired.

It has been family-run and operated since the beginning with Benskin’s sons Beau and Garrett and other family members working for the business.

According to the post, Marvin is ready to retire.