Born: Wed., Mar. 6, 1957
Died: Tue., Apr. 22, 2014
10:30 AM Mon., Apr. 28, 2014
Leonard was born in Castro Valley, CA on March 6, 1957 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 Rodriquez, 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.