August 28, 1945 - April 10, 2018 Born in Arizona Resided in Fremont, California
George Villa, resident of Fremont, California was born on August 28, 1945 in Tempe, Arizona. After a brief illness, he went to be with our Lord on April 10, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.
George was the son of Espiridian and Clara Villa of Arizona. In 1947, when George was only 2 years old, the family moved to California and settled in Soledad. He was employed by Johnson Control for over 25 years. George entered the Army on October 20, 1965 and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. On November 11, 1968 George married the love of his life, Martha Veliz and from this marriage they had (5) beautiful children.
George was taught by his father at a young age to play the Guitar but he had natural born talent and learned on his own to play the 12 string and Bass Guitars. His love for music and love for playing the guitar led him to accumulate an extensive collection of Guitars. George enjoyed playing his Guitar at family gatherings where everyone would sing and dance to Tejano music.
George is survived by his wife, Martha, his sons George Villa Jr and Rudy Villa. Daughters Sally Hernandez, Vicky Villa and Angela (Charles) Correia; 15 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren.
George is also survived by his brother Richard (Connie) Villa; sisters Eleanor Sanchez, Virginia Rosillo, Carmen Serrano, Rita (Cornelio) Garcia, Mary Veliz, Yolanda (Gonzalo) Diaz, Esperanza Villa and Linda (Joe) Castillo along with numerous nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his parents Espiridian and Clara VIlla; brothers Frank and Rudy Villa and sister Joanne Lopez.