Gilberto Zepeda, 83, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Juan Pablo Carrasco officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Zepeda was born Oct. 2, 1928 in Leon, Nicaragua to Victor and Ana Zepeda. He served President Anatacio Somosa and his sons for over 50 years beginning at a very young age in security. He came to the United States as a Nicaraguan refugee. He became a Christian in 1994.
He married Gloria Menjivar on June 19, 1993.
Survivors include his wife, Gloria Zepeda of Amarillo; her children, Ana Ruth of Amarillo, Alex Danilo of Amarillo, Luis Antonio of Costa Rica, Mercy Elzabeth of California; Wendy Joanna of Amarillo; his children, Ana Collins of Amarillo, Neptalia of California, Lorena of California, Mirna of Kuwait Patricia of Kuwait, Victor of California; six more sons in Nicaragua; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.