Gerardo Carrillo Cervantes

January 15, 1981 ~ September 7, 2023 (age 42) 42 Years Old
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Gerardo Carrillo Cervantes, a man of courage, kindness, and selflessness, passed away peacefully on September 7, 2023, in Riverside, California. Born on January 15, 1981, in Mexico, Gerardo was a beloved son, brother, and friend who lived a life of service and dedication to his family, country, and community.

Gerardo was the cherished son of Gerardo and Maria Carrillo, and a loving brother to Francisco and Jesus. Born and raised in Mexico, he carried his cultural heritage with pride and honor. His family was the cornerstone of his life, and his dedication to them was unwavering.

A patriot at heart, Gerardo served in the U.S. Army with distinction. He was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, demonstrating his courage and commitment to protecting the freedoms we hold dear. Gerardo's military service was a testament to his bravery and selflessness, and he wore his uniform with pride.

After his discharge from the military, Gerardo transitioned into a successful career in government contracts. He worked as a Motor Transport Operator for over 15 years, showcasing his dedication, expertise, and commitment to excellence. His work ethic and dedication were admired by his colleagues and superiors alike.

Gerardo was a man of diverse interests and passions. An active outdoorsman, he loved shooting, exploring nature, and traveling. His love for history was evident in his extensive reading and study, and he often shared his knowledge and insights with others. Gerardo was also a man of noble character. His humility, kindness, and caring nature touched the lives of those around him. He was protective of those he loved and had a heart for helping others, traits that endeared him to all who knew him.

Gerardo's love for the military was not just a career choice but a way of life. His courage and dedication were an inspiration to many. It was this love for service and protection that defined his life and left an indelible mark on the hearts of his family, friends, and community.

In his passing, we remember Gerardo Carrillo Cervantes not just for his accomplishments but for the man he was. His spirit of kindness, courage, and selflessness will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to know him. His memory will live on in the hearts of his family, friends, and all who loved him.

Gerardo's life was a testament to the power of service, dedication, and love. His legacy will continue to inspire and guide us, serving as a beacon of courage, selflessness, and kindness. As we mourn his loss, we also celebrate a life well-lived, marked by service, love, and commitment to others.

In the words of his loved ones, "Gerardo was not just a man, but a hero. His love for his family, country, and community was unmatched. He lived a life of service, courage, and dedication. His memory will forever be a testament to his noble character and the love he had for all."

May Gerardo Carrillo Cervantes rest in peace, knowing that his life was a beacon of light, love, and inspiration to us all. His legacy will continue to live on in our hearts and memories, reminding us of the power of service, love, and dedication.


September 21, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Brown Mortuary -Sun City
27010 Encanto Dr
Sun City, CA 92585

Funeral Mass
September 22, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church
27931 Murrieta Road
Sun City, CA

Graveside/Military Honors
September 22, 2023

11:30 AM
Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Blvd
Riverside, CA 92518


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