MISSION – Julio Villarreal Sr., 78, passed away on Feb. 1, 2015, at Solara Hospital in McAllen.
He was a lifelong Mission resident and had a career as a truck driver for several local companies.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Maria Villarreal; children, Julio Villarreal Jr. of Mission, Jaime Villarreal of Mission, Javier Villarreal of Edinburg and Thelma Villarreal of Mission; and 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Estanislado and Maria E. Villarreal.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a 7 p.m. rosary at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Mission.