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Ernesto Villarreal

September 14, 1978 — April 20, 2021

Ernesto Villarreal, 42, joined our Lord in His heavenly kingdom on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.  He now joins his mother and brother in heaven, having been reunited with them a few short days after their passing.  He was the life of the party and a person that was put on this earth to touch so many people’s hearts in many ways.  A man who was beyond blessed to be a part of a loving and caring community of family and friends that will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his mother:  Lucia Manzanares Villarreal (April 7, 2021); brother: Pedro Villarreal, III (April 18, 2021); brother: Ernesto Gonzalez; nephew: Arturo Meza Jr.; his close friends: Raul and Esmeralda Chavez.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Melitza M. (Angel) Esparza, Ernesto (Maria de los Angeles Rodriguez) Villarreal, Jr, Enedeth Kathy (Victor) Lozano, Juan Moreno III, Jazslyn Villarreal, Sebastian Villarreal, Santiago Villarreal; grandchildren: Anitza Esparza, A.J. Esparza, Kynslee Lozano; spouse: Enedeth Salas; father: Ernesto “Neto” Gonzalez; siblings:  Ana Maria (Gerardo Valdez) Villarreal, Rosa (Arnold) Martinez, Genaro Villarreal, Raul Villarreal, Maria Elena (Jessica Galvan) Zepeda, Juan (Rebecca Estrada) Zepeda Jr., Ana (Jaime) Valles, Alex Gonzalez, Ezequiel Gonzalez, Ernesto Gonzalez Jr., Eduardo Gonzalez, Enrique Sauceda, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will be receiving condolences on Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd.; where a Vigil for the Deceased and Rosary will commence at 7 p.m.

A Chapel Service will be held on Monday morning, April 26, 2021 in the funeral chapel beginning at 10 am.

Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Ernesto Villarreal Jr., Juan Moreno III, Angel Esparza, Victor Lozano, Juan Zepeda, Manuel Degollado, David Meza, Esteban Medina, Jerry Rodriguez, and Sergio Gamboa.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Martin Rodriguez, and Joe Sandoval.

You may express your condolences, share your favorite memories, and sign the guestbook online at: www.joejacksonfuneralchapels.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of the funeral service professionals at Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels & Cremation Services, 1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, Texas 78041; (956)722-8850.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ernesto Villarreal, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, April 25, 2021

3:00 - 9:00pm (Central time)

Joe Jackson North Funeral Chapels

1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Rosary

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Chapel Service

Monday, April 26, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

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1410 Jacaman Rd., Laredo, TX 78041

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Burial

Monday, April 26, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Calvary Catholic Cemetery

3600 McPherson Rd, Laredo, TX 78040

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