Jesus Villarreal, Jr.
December 6, 1931-January 21, 2020
Jesus “Chuy” Villarreal, Jr., 88, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at a local hospital after a brief illness.
He was born to Francisca Jasso and Jesus Villarreal Sr. on December 6, 1931, in New Gulf, Texas. He attended primary schools in New Gulf, later St. Augustine High School in Laredo in 1946 when the family moved to Laredo. He left school to join the Army during the Korean Conflict. Upon his discharge he returned to Laredo to graduate under the GED classes. He later joined The Laredo National Bank as a security guard for twenty years until he retired. He was very proud of his job where he met a lot of people. After he retired, he and his wife and son, did quite a bit of traveling.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Maria Amelia Juarez, one brother Alonzo (Raquel) Villarreal, sisters Elisa Villarreal (Enrique) Buentello, and Maria Olga Villarreal (Salvador) Lopez.
Jesus is survived by his only son Jesus Gerardo “Hito” Villarreal, sister Narcedalia Villarreal (Jose Julio +) Cuellar, brother, Ret. Col. Guadalupe (Lorraine) +) Villarreal from Williamsburg, Virginia; and other family members and friends who will miss him dearly.
The family will be receiving condolences on Friday, January 31, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. till 10:45 a.m. at Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 719 Loring at Cortez.
Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. the same day at Christ the King Catholic Church where he was also a member of The Knights of Columbus at one time. Everyone is encouraged to meet at church.
Jesus will be laid to rest by his wife Maria Amelia at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the family plot of the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
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 Heights Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services, 719 Loring at Cortez, Laredo, Texas 78040; (956)722-0001.
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