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Benito Villarreal

October 10, 1949 — February 11, 2021

Benito Villarreal passed into the arms of the Lord on Thursday, February 11, 2021.  He was 71 years old.  Benito was born in Sinton, TX on October 10, 1949, to the late Ernest and Natividad (Lopez) Villarreal. 

 

Benito married the love of his life, Lorene (Reyes) Villarreal, on June 11, 1981 in Bay City, TX, and spent the last 39 years happily married together while raising three sons and one daughter.  He worked as a water blaster for Mundy Contractors for many years and later became one of Wharton Wal-Mart’s first employees. He always greeted customers and coworkers with a friendly smile and kind words. Benito enjoyed  many things in life, like his scratch-off lotto tickets, but his passion was his beloved Dallas Cowboys!

 

Benito is survived by his wife Lorene, his sons, Benny Villarreal and wife, Amalia of Egypt, TX, Edmund Paul Zambrano of Naples, FL, George Zambrano of Austin, TX and his daughter, Georgia Garcia and husband, John of Maxwell, TX.  Benito is also survived by his sister, Norma Cupples and husband, Will of Bay City, twin sister, Nancy Williams of Bay City, his brothers, Jerry Villarreal and wife, Margie of Sinton, Larry Villarreal and wife, Ruby of Corpus Christi, nine grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Toby Serna and David Villarreal.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Thursday, February 18th from 5-7 P.M. with the Rosary to begin at 7:00 P.M. at Wharton Funeral Home, 515 E. Boling Hwy.  There will also be a visitation on Friday, beginning at 9:00 A.M., at Holy Family Church in Wharton.  Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. A right of burial and committal to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Wharton.

 

Services under the direction of Wharton Funeral Home 515 E. Boling Hwy. Wharton, TX 77488.  Condolences can be left at whartonfuneralhome.com

 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Rosary

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Friday, February 19, 2021

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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Funeral Mass

Friday, February 19, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Family Catholic Church

2011 Briar Lane, Wharton, TX 77488

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