McAllen - Mr. Sixto Villarreal entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at his residence in McAllen surrounded by his loving family. Sixto was born on March 28, 1936 in Salineno, Starr County to Jacinto and Matea (Chapa) Villarreal. He lived in McAllen for most of his life. He was employed with the city of McAllen for more than 21 years. Prior to the city of McAllen Sixto worked for J and M Wells services in Rio Grande City. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed spending time with family especially his grandchildren. Sixto was loved by a lot of people. A loving and caring man, Sixto truly lived life to its fullest. He will forever be in the hearts of his family and friends.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife: Jovita E. Villarreal; his children: San Juanita V. (Alejandro) Aguilar, Belinda V. (Albert Jr.) Caballero, Esmeralda V. (Jesus A. ) Gutierrez and Sixto Villarreal, Jr.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings: Delfino Villarreal, Miguel Villarreal, Maria del Carmen Garza, Baudelia Garza, and Jacobita Villarreal.
A gathering of family and friends will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Rivera Funeral Home, 1901 Pecan from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. A celebration of life service will begin at 1:00 pm. Service arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Rivera Funeral Home of McAllen. www.riverafuneralhomes.net