Jeffrey Steven Gleeson was born in San Francisco, California, on September 17th, 1965, and died unexpectedly while cycling on December 27th, 2019, at the age of fifty-four.
Jeff is survived by his wife Denise Gleeson, (nee Andona), and his children: Ronald Anthony Montoya II (Korie), Jason Quinn Montoya (Carol), Ryan Adrian Montoya (Linda), Meghan Andona Gleeson, Kaitlyn Karen Marie Gleeson, and Morgan Stephanie Gleeson. He was preceded in death by his late son, Jeffrey Steven Gleeson II and his father James Gleeson. Jeff is also survived by his mother, Karen Gleeson and his siblings: James (fiancee Beckie), Shawn (Brenda), Timothy (Tina), and Stacie; Father-in-law John Andona, Brother-in-laws Kerry, Tom, and Anthony, and Sister-in-laws Jessie and Dalita. Last but not least, his legacy is carried on through his grandchildren: Brianna, Julia, Kristian, Isaiah, Jordan, Christopher, Devon, Angelina, Bryan, Noah, and many loved nieces and nephews.
Jeff married his wife Denise in February of 1991; they were saved by the grace of God in 1997. Together, they planted roots in Byron, California, where they raised their children on the family farm. He was a skilled craftsman and carpenter, who became a Senior Superintendent for Truebeck Construction. Jeff helped manage and create commercial building structures across the Bay Area.
Jeff was an avid road cyclist who enjoyed activities such as: exercising, coaching his children, watching the 49ers play, and tending to the family farm. His ultimate passion was mentoring and spending time with his children, family, and friends. Jeff’s favorite quote was, “living the dream”; he honestly believed because of God and his family, he was truly living his greatest dream.
Jeff’s Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00p.m. at Grace Bible Fellowship Church, 657 McClarren Road, Brentwood CA 94513.
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