FALFURRIAS, Texas - Samuel Villarreal, 55, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2007, at a Corpus Christi hospital after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Samuel Villarreal Jr.; two brothers, Rodolfo and Alejandro Villarreal; and one sister, Noemi Villarreal.

Survivors include two sons, Gabriel Villarreal and Victor Villarreal, both of Fort Myers, Fla.; three brothers, Marcos Villarreal of Kingsville, Texas, Juventino Villarreal of Falfurrias, Texas, and Andres Villarreal of Kingsville, Texas; four sisters, Anita Moreno of Falfurrias, Texas, Delma Robbins of Franklin, N.C., Rosalinda Mendez of Kingsville, Texas, and Rachel Garcia of Cape Coral, Fla.; and six grandchildren.

A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2007 at Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias, Texas.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Falfurrias.

Burial will follow at the Falfurrias Burial Park.

Arrangements entrusted to Alaniz Funeral Home of Falfurrias, Texas.