Israel D. Villarreal
April 9, 1943  -  April 12, 2017

Israel D. Villarreal

TurcottePiper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Friday, April 14, 2017
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Funeral Service
TurcottePiper Mortuary Chapel
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsville, TX  78363
Saturday, April 15, 2017
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Prayer Service
TurcottePiper Mortuary
205 General Cavazos Blvd.
Kingsvlle, TX  78363
Friday, April 14, 2017
7:00 p.m.
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Chamberlain Cemetery
735 West Caesar Avenue
Kingsville, TX  78363
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Israel Villarreal, age 74, passed away on April 12, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born April 9, 1943 in Ben Bolt, Texas to Fermin Villarreal and Tomasita Diaz. He was fondly known as the “Charanga King” to his family and friends because he loved to dance. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his wife Medeli, parents, and daughter, Mary Yvette.
Israel is survived by his four sons, Israel Villarreal (Ashley Mentzer), Miguel “Red” Sandoval (Amy), Joey Sandoval, and Johnny Sandoval (Priscilla),three brothers, Lupe Villarreal, Juan Villarreal, and Humberto Villarreal, 14 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on April 14, 2017 from 1:00p.m. Till 9:00pm at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary with a prayer service at 7p.m. Funeral Service will be held at 10:00a.m.on April 15, 2017 at the Turcotte-Piper Mortuary Chapel. Interment followed at the Chamberlain Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd., Kingsville, Texas.


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  1. Annette Eaves
    Bandera, TX

    RIP to a fellow Kingsville area resident. Lived there and graduated from KHS in 64. May You have peace and peace to your family.

  2. Juan n Yolanda Flores
    Kingsville, TX

    RIP Lelito, always was a dear friend. May the Lord be with all affected by his departure. Blessings...

    Montgomery, TX

    Our Prayers and Love go out to you in this time of sorrow. There is a place our Lord has prepared for us so that we might take comfort in knowing that we will be together again.

    The Mentzer Family, Theresa, Thad, Wesley & April

  4. Fred Ortiz
    Kingsville, TX

    God bless you. ..

  5. Juan n Noelia Sauceda
    Kingsville, TX

    Lel u will always be the charaga king.
    The boys r a reflection of u mereli.

  6. Lydia Naranjo Ramirez & Fam
    Alice, TX

    You will be greatly missed Lel may you RIP 🙏🏼

  7. Michael Sandoval
    Kingsville, TX

  8. Jennifer Cortez
    Houston, TX

    since i was about 5yrs old this man i called Tio was the most funniest and loving and caring person you could ever know, always making someone laugh even with his own laugh, I was his, "prieta chula, mija" i will forever carry you and Tia Mere in my hearts i love you more than words can express..Love you always.
    Jennifer Cortez(chiva)

  9. Christina garcia
    Kingsville, TX

  10. Jay Gonzales
    Corpus Christi, TX

    Sorry for the loss of your dad.

  11. Sally Hinojosa Pardo
    Orange Grove, TX

    RIP Lel you can be with Meri

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