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Ruben Villanueva

October 24, 1953 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Ruben Villanueva, 68, passed away on November 4, 2021. He was born on October 24, 1953 to Ricardo Villanueva and Herminia Vera. Ruben was employed by Texas Flame Steakhouse. He enjoyed being an executive chef. He will always be remembered for his love of laughter. Ruben was a loving father, son, brother and cousin.

He is preceded in death by his mother Herminia Villanueva, father Ricardo Villanueva, brothers Roberto Villanueva and Richard Hernandez.

Ruben is survived by his wife Diane Villanueva, children Ruby Coleman (Alvino), Ruben Villanueva Jr., Veronica Villanueva, Jennifer Villanueva (David), Jacob Villanueva (Crystal), Jesus Villanueva, Nikita Villanueva (Jorge), Monica Villanueva, numerous grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Elma Guerra, Norma Balderaz, Esther Garza, Roland Villanueva, Janie Tolento, Lisa Moya, Rachael Rosales, San Juana Casiano, Rosa Maria Villanueva, Reynaldo Villanueva Sr., numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Monday, November 15, 2021, with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. that same evening at Corpus Christi Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Having the distinguished honor to serve as pallbearers are Jesus Villanueva, David Duhart, Jorge Avila, Johnny Arredondo, Johnny Arredondo Jr., Luis Moya, Ely Reyna and Alvino Coleman. Honorary pallbearer will be Ruben Jacob Villanueva Jr.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
November 15, 2021

7:00 PM
Corpus Christi Funeral Home Chapel
2409 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

Video is available for this event


Funeral Mass
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

2:00 PM
St. Joseph Catholic Church

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