He was a retired assistant foreman for Heldenfels Bros. He was born and raised in Woodsboro, and moved to Corpus Christi in the late 1960s.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Susana Hernandez Villarreal in 2004.
Survivor’s include three daughters, Nancy, Joann and Betty; three sisters, Victoria, Nicolasa and Mary; one brother, Joe “Pepe;” six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Cantu Funeral Home 2402 Baldwin Blvd. in Corpus Christi. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church in Woodsboro.
Burial was in St. Bernard Catholic Cemetery in Woodsboro.