Juan Manuel de Leon Esquivel, 68, passed away April 30, 2017 in Ogden, Utah with family by his side. He was born August 7, 1948 in El Centinela, Mexico to Juan de Leon Iracheta and Francisca Esquivel Ibarra. He married Elvira Vasquez Hernandez on February 6, 1966 in Coahuila, Mexico.He worked for many years in the Construction Industry as a Concrete Finisher. He loved to sing and play the guitar, was an avid fisherman and loved road trips and going to gamble at the casinos. He always put family first and loved spending time with them and was known to be very kind hearted and would help anyone in need. He is survived by his Devoted Wife: Elvira de Leon; his adoring children: Angelica de Leon, Gabino de Leon, Juana Romero, Arturo de Leon, Fidel de Leon, Pedro de Leon, Irene May, Daniel de Leon, Joel de Leon; 20 Grandchildren; 1 great Grandchild and his loving siblings: Maria de Jesus Ramirez, Concepcion Flores, Enrique de Leon, Gilberto de Leon, Graciela Vasquez, Andres de Leon, Maricela Sanchez, Rosa Imelda Martinez, Blanca Estela Wells, Marta Alicia Mendoza and Ricardo de Leon. He was preceded in death by his Parents; Children: Yolanda and Juan Manuel, Jr., and Brother Daniel and Ramiro.The family will honor his life in a private celebration.