OBITUARY

Roberto Villegas Sr.

June 11, 1946February 17, 2018
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Roberto Villegas Sr., age 71, of Grand Prairie, Texas passed away on Saturday February 17, 2018. Roberto was born June 11, 1946 in McAllen, Texas to Antonio and Raquel Villegas.

Roberto grew up in McAllen, Texas and attended Taylor Christian Schooling through the 3rd grade, when he left to start working. While at a movie he met Maria Mandujano and they were married September 5, 1966. In 1967 they settled in Grand Prairie, Texas where Roberto got a job with LTV. He was a member of the "Bad Boys of 1967" and integrated group of men brought to the area to work.

Roberto was a faithful believer who collected antiques, enjoyed thrift shopping, gardening/landscaping and spending time with his family. He loved watching wrestling and dancing the "Twist". He was known as the "Twister King". He was a hard worker who always put family first. He gave love, support, old school discipline but was never judgmental. An animal lover with a giving heart he was dependable to his friends and family. His strong will complimented his generous and creative nature. He would rescue animals and go as far as fixing birds wings with popsicle sticks.

Roberto was preceded in death by his mother Raquel Delgado Villegas, father Antonio Villegas Sr. and brother Hilberto Villegas.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Villegas; daughter Mariselda Munguia and her husband, Tony; daughter Marisol Villegas; son Roberto Villegas and his wife, Milaver; daughter Melinda Fuentes and her husband, Jorge; grandchildren: Brittney Huerta and her husband, Reynaldo, Barron Garrett, Daniel Villegas, Anthony Munguia, Desirae Garrett, Sapphire Munguia, Gisselle Villegas, Aviela Roberts, Joziyah Fuentes, Alexa Villegas; great grandchildren: Reynaldo Huerta, Gracie Garrett, Roman Garrett, Selia Danford; siblings Connie Gonzalez, Linda Gonzalez, Rachel Moreno and Antonio Villegas.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, February 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 24, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, February 24, 2018
REMEMBERING

Roberto Villegas Sr.

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Deena Arevalo

February 26, 2018

My Uncle Beto was so special to many of us. I will cherish the moments we had with him. He was an exemplary man and I will forever be grateful for all his love and advise. We will miss you dearly! I am not saying goodbye ...I know one day we will see you again. Always in my heart our handsome Tio Beto!!!

Veronica Esquivel

February 26, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family. Mr. Villegas was such a wonderful man. He was caring & always welcomed me with open arms, never indifferent. A man of pure greatness that will be missed!

Anthony Munguia

February 25, 2018

My awesome Apa,

I love you with all my heart. It is a very heartbreaking experience to see you no long walk amongst your family and others, however I know you now walk amongst angels and God. Your impact on those you came in contact with was monumental, and Im glad you instilled such great values into my Mother and Father that are now being instilled into me. You will always be a hardworking man, a caring one as well, but above most you were a dispensary of knowledge and a giant walking among men. From looking at old pictures of you, I now know where I get my fashion sense from. You will always be in my heart and the heart of everyone else, and I will be sure to keep your legacy alive. Love you Apa, we will meet again when it is time for the living to go to the Lord. I already know youre rennovating the family mansion, awaiting the arrival of the rest of the familia.

Patricia Santos

February 25, 2018

I am honored to say that I knew Robert. He has been my dads best friend for many years. He was a very nice man and he has a wonderful loving family. I know he will be missed, just like I miss my dad. They are both celebrating their lives in heaven together right now.
Mary, Marci, Mari, Myra, Robert.... he loved you all so much and was very proud of his family. Cherish the memories and know that he is no longer suffering. God be with you all. I love you. If you need anything, let me know.

February 25, 2018

Tio it's hard can't believe your in the streets of gold,with Jesus will see you soon .thank you for being the best uncle.love you tio,andmiss you.

DeeDee Flores

February 25, 2018

My handsome uncle Beto, you were truly an amazing man! You were a wonderful uncle to us we always looked forward to spending our summers with you as kids! You were so much fun, always taking us to different places and showing us Dallas... we truly appreciated all you and your family did to make sure we had a good time. We will forever love you and we will dearly miss you, may you RIP, until we meet again. Love you forever‚̧

Manuel Sanchez

February 25, 2018

May God bless you and your family during this time, may he provide you all peace and keep your memories close to heart of your loving father. With much Love, Manuel, Maria and family.

Marci Munguia

February 25, 2018

Daddy your services were beautiful. It warms my heart to see how many people love you and how many lives you have impacted. You were truly a great man. You will forever be a Giant in my life. I will miss you immensely daddy but I will continue to carry your legacy as you would want me to. Thanks for being the best father a girl could ever ask for. Thanks for always guiding me, correcting me, protecting me and most of all loving me unconditionally. I will always remember " la palabra es alalva". Until we meet again my precious daddy. God knew exactly what he was doing by taking you home first. He knew how important your family was to you and how seriously you took your roles of husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He knew it would have to be you that would help prepare our mansion. You wouldn't have it any other way daddy. Cya later alligator after while crocodile. #Iwillloveyoualwaysandforever
#yournumberonebaby #yourmamacitoforever

Marci Munguia

February 22, 2018


Daddy as I sit here reminiscing, my stomach quivers and knots up with anxiety and nervousness just thinking of what tomorrow will bring. Tomorrow I will see you for the first time in 6 days. I will see you and speak to you but this time our conversation will only be one sided. I will speak to you without being able to look into your eyes. I will touch you and will yearn for a hug or a kiss from you but sadly it will go unreturned. Daddy what I would do to be able to rewind time. What I would do to have just one more day with you. Daddy you are truly a one of a kind. In the physical you are a short man but in my life you are a Giant. A man who taught me what it truly means to love. A man who taught me that family is the most important thing. A man who taught me about equality and about being cognizant of other people's feelings. Daddy you had no favorite. You didn't play that game. You loved each one of us equally. I truly admire that quality that you possessed and I will miss you dearly.
Daddy down deep inside I know that you are in a much better place and that I will see you again soon, however, the selfish me wants you here by my side. I miss you bunches already and my heart hurts. This is the toughest thing I have ever experienced.
I know I told you this many times daddy but I would like to say it again...."thank you daddy for loving me unconditionally ....for teaching me what family and love is all about.....for sticking with your family and never walking out....for taking your husband & father role seriously.... for protecting me....for teaching me how to be strong and to survive. You left a big legacy daddy and I will continue to cherish everything about you. Life on earth will continue and I will survive because I am from your seed. We fight to the end and never give up. It will be hard to face life without your presence but I will carry you in my heart always. I will not say goodbye daddy. I will just say ...."see you soon"
Save me a seat daddy. Preferably right next to you. Until we meet again "my hero". I love you with all of my heart daddy and I look forward to the day that we meet again.
#daddy'sgirlforever
#forevermyhero
#forevermyking
#bestdaddyintheworld

Homer Gonzalez

February 22, 2018

Our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Only with the passing of time well th empty space be filled once again with the fondest of memories. Love Mr&Mrs Homer Gonzalez