BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Mira Monte High School coach, Jesse Toledo, has died after a two-year struggle with cancer, according to a statement from the family.

Toledo passed away on March 7 surrounded by family and friends, the statement said.

The 62-year-old was one of the original staff members of Mira Monte High School when it opened in 2008, and he also coached numerous sports including football, basketball, tennis and cross-country. He is survived by his wife, three sons and eight grandchildren.

Toledo’s family will host a wake-keep Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery located at 3700 River Blvd., and a funeral service will follow on Friday at 9:30 a.m. at St. Phillips the Apostle Church on 7100 Stockdale Hwy.

Immediately following will be a burial at Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary at 9109 Kern Canyon Rd., and reception follows at Eagle’s Hall on 1718 17th St.