He was born on November 6, 1932 in Karnes City to the late Anastacio Villanueva and Pascuala (Juarez) Villanueva. Mr. Villanueva married Eva Villanueva on September 26, 1954.
Survivors include his daughters, Delma (Fabian) Contreras of Kenedy, Daisy Villanueva of Karnes City, Debra (Valentine) Lopez of Karnes City, Dollie Villanueva of Kenedy; sons, Domingo Villanueva, Jr. (Sandra) of Kenedy, Daniel Villanueva (Bertha) of Katy, David Villanueva of Karnes City, Delmiro Villanueva, Sr. (Bertha) of Nordheim; Donald Villanueva, Dale Villanueva and Dwayne Villanueva all of Karnes City; 30 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife Eva Villanueva, son Dennis Villanueva and by grandchildren, Christian Contreras and Destinee Ann Villanueva.
Visitation began on Friday Oct. 19, 2012 from 1 until 9 p.m. at Rhodes Funeral Home. A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. on Friday night at Rhodes Funeral Home. A funeral Mass was held on Saturday Oct. 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic Church. Interment followed in the Karnes City Latin Cemetery. Funeral services are entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home Inc. of Karnes City where the on-line guestbook may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.