David Eric Gerkin Sr. passed away in San Jose on December 31, 2020 at the age of 56. He was born June 17, 1964. David is predeceased by his father Elza Floyd Gerkin and his nephew Ricky Montoya Gerkin.
David is survived by his loving wife Sarah Gerkin of 36 years. They were married in San Jose, two times. David is remembered by his loving mother, Ayako Nakayama Gerkin, his children Stephani Gerkin & David Gerkin Jr. and his stepdaughter Christina Guerrero; his grandchildren Sarah, Nariah, Michael, Joseph, Davina, Daijah, Modesty, Rigo and Christian; his siblins Floyd, Robert, JM Gerkin, Lora Gerkin, Joanne Barries, Suzanne Gerkin, Shirley Aguilera and Dine Gerkin; many nieces and nephews. David (aka Papa) adored his grandkids.
He was a jack of all trades. He had a good sense of humor and was a caring and generous man.
Really gonna miss you my buddy, my friend. Rest in paradice..
Services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm. at Darling Fischer Garden Chapel, (Outdoor chapel) 471 E. Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95112.
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