Gabriel Antonio Fuentes LebronMarch 25, 1996 ~ May 19, 2017 (age 21)
SrA Gabriel Antonio Fuentes Lebrón, son of Maribel Lebrón & Miguel Angel Fuentes Sr. was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He lived in San Lorenzo until the age of 9 when he moved to Miami, FL. He resided there for 7 years, later moving to Jacksonville, FL. He leaves behind his parents, older brother, Miguel Angel, sisters Michelle and Valerie, niece, Ileana, as well as countless family members & friends. Gabriel’s relentless drive and love of life brought him success in many ways. Growing up, he distinguished himself in baseball, skateboarding, JROTC, and band. On 8 January 2015, he swore into the world’s greatest Air Force and left for BMT on 16 June 2015. On 25 November 2015, Gabriel graduated Security Forces training. His most recent accomplishment was being selected for promotion to SrA below the zone (23 March 2017) and posthumously promoted 19 May 2017.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. with a religious service at 7:00 p.m. and Celebration of Gaby’s Life at 8:00 p.m. Be prepared to share your best stories about Gaby! All guest are invited to wear something teal colored in honor of Gaby’s favorite color.
A service will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. following the morning visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Full Military Honors followed by Gaby’s final goodbye will be at 12 noon. All visitations and services will be held at Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home, 529 Kingsley Avenue, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 264-1233.