Leonard Joseph Costa Jr. (1950 - 2018)

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Joseph Costa Jr.
Dec 22, 1950 - July 8, 2018
Leonard Joseph Costa Jr. (Rubby, Gipee, Uncle Chunky) died suddenly in his home on July 8th, 2018 in Reno, NV due to natural causes. He was 67.
Leonard was born on December 22, 1950 in Modesto, CA where he spent his life. He married Jeanette Costa (Gabby) on July 19, 1985. Leonard was a loving husband, father, brother, grandpa, and friend.
Leonard is survived by his wife, Jeanette Costa of Reno, NV; all of his children, Leonard Joseph Costa III, Angel Holley, Tina Parker, Shane New, and Tanya Matthews of Stanislaus County; his brothers, Cliff Eddie of Fort Worth, TX and David Costa of Springfield, Mo.; 18 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren; he is preceded in death by his sisters Linda Richards and Kathy Hart.
A private celebration of life will be held.

Published in the Modesto Bee on July 13, 2018