Mr. Villegas was born Aug. 5, 1957, in Taft on to Socorro and Susana (Alvarado) Villegas. He retired after spending most of his life as a gardener.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Socorro and Susana Villegas; and a sister, Rosanna Villegas.
Survivors include a son, Nieves (Amanda Chavez) Gonzales of Taft; a daughter, Nora Villegas of Corpus Christi; a former spouse, Josie Juarez of Taft; his brothers, Ernesto Villegas of Ingleside, Vicente Villegas, Frank Villegas and Socorro Villegas Jr., all of Taft; his sisters, Maria Villegas of Corpus Christi, Catarina Cisneros of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Virginia Villegas, Sylvia Villegas and Linda Villegas, all of Taft, and Petra Hernandez of Ingleside; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 5 p.m. at Resthaven Funeral Home in Sinton.
A chapel service will be conducted there the following day at 10 a.m. with Pastor Ramiro Rubio officiating. Burial will be private.
Arrangements and care are entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.