Gilbert Pepito Leyva

Aug 10, 1955 - Dec 1, 2019


Gilbert Pepito Leyva peacefully passed on December 1st 2019, after he lost his battle to kidney disease. Gilbert was born August 10, 1955 to parents Peter D. Leyva and Mary Lou Ortega. Gilbert is survived by his wife of 30 years Francine Leyva. Gilbert had 6 children: Vera Lopez, Brandy, Jason, Peter, Joseph, and Ashley Leyva. Gilbert was a loving grandfather to David Jr., Desinee, Daniel, Diamond, Domonique, Jalissa, Anthony and Michael Lopez, Joseph Jr. and Avianna Leyva and Micaela Mendoza. He is also survived by his brothers: Manuel and Ricky Leyva, Joey Rodriguez, Bob, Pete and Junior Sobrepena. Sisters: Ramona Zammaron and Darlene Leyva and deceased sister Lupe Brooks and brother Mike Leyva and many nieces and nephews. Services to be held on December 12, 2019 at 2 PM at East Lawn Mortuary. Address as follows: 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841. There will be a Celebration of Life directly after at Gilbert’s home following the service.


  • Love Henry, Valerie Lopez and Family. says:
  • Becky Sepulveda says:

    R.I.P Gilbert even though it’s been awhile since we’ve seen each other I’ll always cherish our family fun times. 🙏🏼😇❤️🥰

  • Charles Lopez says:

    Gone too soon thanks for always being a non judgemental friend to me. We had some good party times back in the day. Thanks for being a good husband and father to my childhood friend Francine and your children

  • Yvonne Alvarez says:

    My condolences to you and your family, we have been family for a very long time , my prayers go out to you and your family, that his comfort be upon yous on this sad time for you and your family my prayers go , out to yous . Your friend and family Yvonne 🙏🏼Always

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