Samuel Villa, Sr.

Samuel Villa, Sr., 61, of Cuero passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017. He was born June 8, 1955 in Rosenberg to Manuel and Josephine Ortiz Villa, Sr. Sammy married Irene Barron on Nov. 26, 1975 in Cuero. He was an accomplished carpenter, great neighbor and loyal friend.

He is survived by his loving wife, Irene; sons, Samuel Villa, Jr. (Rebecca) of Gonzales and John Michael Villa of Austin; grandchildren, Alexander Villa, Samantha Villa and Nicholas Villa of Gonzales; brothers, Eugene Villa Sr. (Pat) of Granger, WA and Manuel Villa, Jr. (Erma) of Cuero; sisters, Gloria Carmona of Cuero, Alice Hernandez of Garland, Arlene Maldonado of Cuero, Dora Rodela of Gonzales, Dolly Sierra of Brenham, Sylvia Flores of Victoria, Joanne DeLeon of Cuero, Nancy Herrera of Victoria, Linda Villa -Leyva of Victoria and Irene Kendrick of Victoria.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, David Villa, Sr.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 3 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Freund Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 4 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father David Berger officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are Alexander Villa, Samantha Villa, Nicholas Villa, John Barbontin and Victor Vasquez.

You may sign the guest book or send condolences at

Freund Funeral Home, 361-275-2343.

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