MAYOR RODOLFO “RUDY” VILLARREAL
ALAMO – Mayor Rodolfo “Rudy” Villarreal, 83, died Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg.
Born in Alamo, he had lived there all of his life and was a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. Rudy retired from the United States Navy after serving during the Korean Conflict and serving six tours in Vietnam. He served as Mayor of Alamo for 24 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Oralia T. Villarreal; a grandson, Arturo E. Garcia III; a granddaughter, Lisa Marie Salazar; and three siblings, Roberto C. Villarreal, Rene Villarreal and Albesa Gomez.
Rudy is survived by eight children, Diana Gutierrez of Alamo, Irene Gonzalez of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Monica Crossmin, Sylvia V. († Vicente) Olivo, Patty Villarreal, all of Alamo, Rod Villarreal of McAllen, Norma V. (Orlando) Robles, Rene (Paula) Villarreal, both of Alamo; 15 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Amalia Villarreal of Alamo, Alicia Rodriguez of Kress, Texas.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m., Aprils 12th with a 7 p.m. rosary at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2018, at Resurrection Catholic Church in Alamo. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Alamo.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.