OBITUARY

Daniel Gibert

September 1, 1962May 12, 2018
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Daniel Gibert, age 55, of Miami, Florida passed away on Saturday May 12, 2018. Daniel was born September 1, 1962.

A visitation for Daniel will be held Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 11:30 PM at Caballero Rivero Sunset, 7355 SW 117 Ave, Miami, FL 33183. A burial will occur Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Caballero Rivero Palms Woodlawn Cemetery, 27100 Old Dixie Highway, Naranja, FL 33032.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.caballeroriverosunset.com for the Gibert family.

Services

  • Velorio Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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Andrea Crespo

May 16, 2018

We are very sadden by the lost of such a great and caring person, He will alway have a special place in my heart, and I will never forget our conversation the last couple of times we had spoken, you were the best Brother- Law ever. ..Until we (all) meet again - Shalom, in Jesus's arms of Love Danny.

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Biography

Daniel was born on September 1, 1962 at Marternida de Linea in Habana, Cuba. His parents were Evelio and Maria Dolores Gibert. Daniel was raised in Miami, FL. Always able to express himself well, Daniel possessed strong interpersonal skills. He was optimistic in his outlook on life and was able at all times to be open and direct in his communication. Armed with a great wit, Daniel was raised to be accepting of others and to implement a strong personal work ethic. Equipped with a clear and calculating focus, he possessed a tough-minded, “take charge” attitude. He had the ability to make even routine situations seem exciting, and he was at ease with the role of playing problem solver. Daniel always sought out the scene of where the action was. Sociable, analytical and pleasant, Daniel was an individual who enjoyed life’s challenges.

      Blessed with a balanced attitude, Daniel was able to relate well with others. His occasional role as family mediator gave him the opportunity to ease tense situations when they occurred. Daniel was raised with three siblings. David (deceased), Herminia and Dulce. Daniel had a strong desire to be treated fairly and would readily offer others the same fairness in return.

      As a young child, Daniel showed his creative ability in many ways. He was outgoing and animated. Daniel enjoyed new activities and pursued a variety of interests. He took part in karate / martial arts. In his spare time he liked building cars (box cars).

      Known to others as a focused, logical, open-minded and somewhat driven individual, Daniel was able to utilize these qualities to succeed in high school. His curious nature was spurred by his ability to maximize his personal learning style through employing a hands-on approach. He was good with facts and had an excellent memory. He enjoyed some courses more than others, having favorite classes and teachers. His favorite class in high school was woodshop.

       Daniel was attentive to Gloria's feelings, and he charmed Gloria and others with his gift for being able to give freely and generously. A good listener with an engaging personality, Daniel was able to bring pleasure and unexpected humor to the relationship.

      Very much like a kid himself, Daniel identified with the inquisitive and creative side of his children’s personalities. He was able to direct his energy and spontaneity towards helping his children acquire added common sense skills. Daniel was blessed with three children, three daughters, Priscila, Jessica and Jacquelyn. They were also blessed with six grandchildren, Jaslyn, Aven, Isaiah, Jocelyn, Josiah and Adele.

      Daniel was a flexible worker who was able to draw the best from others around him. A persuasive individual who was quick to make necessary decisions, Daniel’s strengths included being able to think on his feet. He could be a leader who sought impact for his decisions. Gifted with an incredible ability to read body language, Daniel was able to positively manipulate situations and motivate others in order to get a task completed. He was a good negotiator who enjoyed new challenges. Daniel could multi-task, and he was endowed with entrepreneurial spirit, allowing him to think beyond standard norms when it came to resolving issues in his work environment. His primary occupation was Tae Kwon Do Instructor.

      Daniel enjoyed his leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. He had something of an artistic flair in many of the things that he did. He put this creativity toward all of his pastimes. His favorite pursuits were collecting eagles, knives and samurai swords. He was content to enjoy his hobbies alone but was also willing to share his interests with others.

      Because he liked to take risks, Daniel was a perfect match for athletics and exercise. He was enthusiastic and confident about these activities. Recreational sports included martial arts. Daniel was also something of a sports fan and enjoyed watching his favorite events whenever he got the opportunity. Tops on his list were MMA.

      Daniel was a gifted problem solver who worked hard to help accomplish group goals. This skill made him a wonderful asset to the various groups and organizations to which he belonged. Always matter-of-fact about what needed to be done, Daniel worked steadily to meet any organization’s goals. Throughout his later years, Daniel was an active member of the Christian Motorcycle Association and Black Belt for Christ.

      Daniel held close traditional values and as a result, faith was important to him. During that time, he was a youth group leader and Royal Ranger troop leader.

      Daniel’s natural leadership qualities placed him in consideration for public recognition, earning him accolades for his many and varied efforts throughout his life. Some of his most prestigious awards included 5th degree Black Belt and Christian Martial Art Institute of the Year.

      Travel and vacations were experiences that Daniel truly enjoyed. He preferred to seek out excitement wherever he went and he was partial to vacations that were casual and laid back with an atmosphere of “live and let live.” He was willing to leave his plans open and flexible, just in case something more interesting came along. Favorite vacations included Greece, Caribbean Cruise and Puerto Rico.

      Daniel was a lover of animals and cherished his pets. One of Daniel’s favorites was Bear. They were best friends for 10 years. His family was rounded out by his three dogs, Scooby, Pewer and honey, and his cat Manchi.

      Daniel passed away on May 12, 2018 at University of Miami Hospital in Miami, FL. He is survived by his three daughters Priscila, Jessica and Jacquelyn; and his six grandchildren Jaslyn, Aven, Isaiah, Jocelyn, Josiah and Adele. Daniel was laid to rest in Caballero Rivero Palms Woodlawn Cemetery in Naranja, FL.

      Daniel was the kind of person who could win others over easily. A concrete communicator, he relied on his senses to increase his involvement and awareness of others. He was always able to provide amusing repartee to his friends and acquaintances, offering a seemingly endless supply of quips, anecdotes, jokes and stories. If Daniel had a theme song written about him, it might well have been “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” He enjoyed his life and the experience of living it.