James Hector Villarreal, 62, of Laredo, Texas, passed away peacefully alongside his wife Alma and his sister Janie on October 26, 2023, at his home after battling cancer for five years.
James was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to Mr. and Mrs. Jose H. Villarreal on September 12, 1961. James dedicated his life to his construction business in Laredo and surrounding areas. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends during his spare time. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and become a father figure to his nieces, Clarissa and Vanessa Morales and his friends, Jerry, and Joe Rodriguez.
James is preceded in death by his parents Jose Hector (Maria Evangelina Vazquez) Villarreal, brother Jose A. Villarreal, and his sister, Donna Lee Villarreal.
James is survived by his loving wife Alma Delgado-Villarreal; children Kevin James Villarreal, Kayla June Villarreal, James Hector Villarreal, Everardo and Erica Malacara; siblings Janie (Ricardo) Gonzalez, Peter J. Villarreal, Kim Marie (Jose Luis) Salinas, Norma June (Simon) Arriaga; grandchildren, Justin, and Alejandra Villarreal. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.