David Villegas

Obituary- David Villegas

David Villegas, passed away peacefully on March 25, 2019, in Las Vegas Nevada from Pancreatic Cancer

He was born in Los Angeles, California on July 12, 1954. He was raised in Van Horn, Texas and attended school there. He worked in the Oilfield in Midland/Odessa until he made his way to Las Vegas, Nevada in the new home construction industry. David was a friend to everyone and was known for his kind heart and the most infectious laugh. His children were his entire world. He was an avid guitar player and loved to spend time with his family. He was known as a creative storyteller, and the family “jokester” and always had a way to keep his mother Mickey, smiling.

David was preceded in death by his mother Miquela (Mickey) Sanchez Villegas and one brother Michael Villegas. He is survived by four children. Those include Monique Schroeder, and her husband Jason, grandchildren Kristen Miquela, Allison Joy, & William Patrick all of Crystal Lake, Illinois. In addition, his son David Brian, his wife, Katie and grandson Vincenzo Robert Villegas of Westmont, Illinois and two other daughters Shiloh and Addison of Amarillo, Texas.

David is survived by four brothers, five sisters, and two half-siblings. The surviving family includes brother, Andy Villegas and his wife Cathy of Killeen Tx. , sister Norma Jean Villegas of Huntington Beach, Ca. Mario Villegas of Las Vegas NV, sister Diana Navarette and her husband Rene of Van Horn, TX, sister Debbie Velasquez and her husband Tony of San Antonio, TX, brother Daniel Villegas of Las Vegas, NV, brother Edward Villegas and his wife Pat of Covina, Ca. sister, Ida Burnett and her husband Brad of Weatherford, TX, sister Meg Blair and her husband Troy of Springtown, TX and two half-siblings, brother Orlando Villegas of Las Vegas, NV, and sister Yvonne Vasquez and her husband Ben, of Houston, TX. He is also survived by his father, Andres Villegas, and stepmother Lydia, of Las Vegas NV and various aunts and uncles.

Memorial services will be on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Van Horn, Texas, at 206 W. 4th St. Graveside services will follow immediately at Van Horn Cemetery.