We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Yuma Mortuary & Crematory
Leon ‘ Lee-on’ Reynoso, 36 passed unexpectedly Monday December 27th, 2021 while visiting friends in Palms Springs CA.
Leon was born on January 4th 1985 in Yuma Az to Maria del Carmen and Gumercindo Reynoso. Growing up in Somerton AZ, until he graduated from Cibola High School in 2003. Leon then served our country in the Marine Corps until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 2011. He started an exemplary sales career in the Atlanta area which allowed him to relocate to the San Diego area where for the last five years was building his life.
Leon is survived by his mother Maria del Carmen, his son Leon Demar ; three sisters Denia , Eloisa and Carmen; brother German, his life partner Ambar Paniagua and his step son Sebastian. Five nieces- Jennefer, Yazmarr, Kassandra, Leihla, Adamariz, Christine and four nephews - Aakil, Aydnn, Alexander and Jaxson. Paternal Grandmother Francisica Reynoso “Nina Panchita” and Francisica Gomes “Nana Pancha'' Additionally, Leon is survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins within the tight knit Reynoso and Gomez family, most of them predominantly residing or raised in the Yuma County area and San Luis Rio Colorado, MX.
He is preceded in death by his father Gumercindo, and both of his grandfathers Jose Reynoso and Jose Gomez Villa.
Leon was a devoted father, a loving son, sibling, partner and beloved friend to many. An avid traveler and lover of fast cars. He will always be remembered for being the one to always lend a helping hand, with wanting nothing in return. He wanted to always see those around him do better; a role model to plenty of young men in his life. A mentor. Waking up daily with a smile on his face. We will continue to remember him as such.
Services will be held Sunday January 9th from 5-8 at Yuma Mortuary 775 N 5th Ave Yuma Az 85364 and mass will be held Monday January 10th at 10:30am at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Somerton Az.