December 8, 1948 ~ May 9, 2023

Born in: Catano, Puerto Rico
Resided in: Anderson, IN

Gilberto Lopez, age 74, currently residing in Anderson, passed away at his home on Tuesday May 9, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was born in Catano, Puerto Rico, on December 8, 1948, to the late Casiano Reyes Lopez and Hilarina (Chevere) Lopez.

Gilbert was a proud Puerto Rican man, born and raised there. He was an avid sports enthusiast, but his pride and joy were the New York Yankees. He was sweet, sometimes stubborn, and loved to be around people. He was a proud G-Pa and family meant everything to him. He loves to purchase scratch offs and watch Family Feud any chance he could. He was a wonderful father, g-pa, brother, and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Gilbert is survived by his wife Elsa Capo Santiago; children Gilbert Lopez (Carmen Velazquez) and Derrick Lopez (Kilian Crabtree); grandchildren Gilbert Anthony Lopez (Renate), Marcus Anthony Lopez, Deryann Ramos (Kevin), Erick Lopez (Mireya), Andry Lopez, Lina Lopez, and Graylin Lopez; great-grandchildren Heidi, Sebastian, Genevieve, Arianna, and Chloe Lopez; siblings Nydia Torres, Jose Lopez, Anna Lopez, Norma Lopez, and Miriam Lopez; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents listed above, and siblings George, Edwin, and Evelyn Lopez.

A visitation will be held on Thursday May 18, 2023, from 2 – 5pm and funeral services starting at 5pm at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson. 

Additional visitation will be held on Friday May 19, 2023, from 11 – 12pm.  Burial will take place at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery at 12:30pm


Visitation: May 18, 2023 2:00 pm - May 18, 2023 5:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

Funeral Service: May 18, 2023 5:00 pm - May 18, 2023 6:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

Visitation: May 19, 2023 11:00 am - May 19, 2023 12:00 pm

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

Graveside Service: May 19, 2023 12:30 pm

Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery
6805 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Anderson, IN 46013

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    The staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Te amare por siempre GPAH ♥️💕🙏
    para todos los que amamos a Dios todo obra para bien y hoy día ya descansas en paz🙏

    “El que habita al abrigo del Altísimo Morará bajo la sombra del Omnipotente. Diré yo a Jehová: Esperanza mía, y castillo mío; Mi Dios, en quien confiaré.”
    ‭‭Salmos‬ ‭91‬:‭1‬-‭2‬ ‭RVR1960‬‬

    Hasta luego mi viejo hoy celebramos tu vida en la eternidad.

  3. Pops you will be truly missed. Over the last 2 years our bond grew stronger then ever something I have always wanted I’M going to miss your day and night time calls your Perfect Smile and your stubbornness thank you for trusting me with some of your life decisions. I will always recite your famous words.

  4. Pop, My old Man I love you with all my heart. You will never be forgotten. it is not goodbye Pops. it’s we’ll see you later!
    Till we meet again Old Man!

    love you always
    your first born Gil.

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