Leonard S. Cuevas
March 6, 1957 - April 22, 2014
Resident of Fremont
Leonard was born in Castro Valley, CA. To parents Manuel and Rita Cuevas and thereafter moved to Fremont, CA in 1964 where he grew up and eventually married his wife Kathleen of 26 years and raised his family. Leonard graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and was employed as a HazMAT driver for many years.
Leonard served his country in the United States Air Force
as a Fire Protection Specialist. He held a close fellowship with the Veterans in Menlo Park, CA. He thoroughly enjoyed collecting and trading sports memorabilia and various collectables. Leonard was a sports fanatic who loved his Raiders and SF Giants. His favorite past time was sitting at the poker table playing Texas Hold'em, reading a good book and listening to his favorite music.
Leonard was a passionate and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, son, son- in-law and uncle who had strength of character whose wisdom and guidance touched many. His wit, sense of humor and ability to tell a good story will be missed by all who came to know and love him.
Leonard is survived by his beloved wife Kathleen, children Anita and husband Ronald, son Leonard & wife Erica, mother Rita, brother Manuel, sister Lorraine Bowles and husband Paul, in-laws: Dave and Linda Muniz (AR), Ruben and Linda Rodriguez, Mark and Jessica Muniz, Grandchildren- Angelica, Issac, Julius, Lyana, Marcus and Natalia. Also many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends along with his loyal pet dog Nikki.
A Funeral Mass service will be held at St. Edward's Catholic Church in Newark, CA at 10:30 am on Monday April 28th, 2014.