He was born May 26, 1921, in New Braunfels, to Catarino and Abelina Gonzales Villarreal.
Surviors include his daughter, Sandra Whitney and her husband Dave of Woodsboro; one son, J.R. Villarreal and his wife, Mickey; three sisters, Victoria Cantu of Taft, Nicolasa Vasquez of Pearland, and Mary Veselka of Woodsboro; two brothers, Jose Villarreal of Corpus Christi and Joe G. “Pepe” Villarreal of Lake Jackson; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were conducted Monday, April 26, from 6-9 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel. A rosary was recited at 7 p.m.
Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 27, at St. Therese Catholic Church in Woodsboro.
Burial was in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Pallbearers were his grandsons.