Portland- Robert G. Villegas Sr. passed away on January 25, 2021. He was 45.
Robert was born in Corpus Christi, Texas on November 10, 1975. He was a resident of Portland, Texas since 2017. Robert was a jack of all trades. He was a pioneer for the Jiu Jitsu/mixed martial arts community in South Texas and was highly respected and accomplished. He had an overwhelming impact on the community. Since Robert was a teenager, he had a passion for mentoring young men to become strong, confident men that were able to protect themselves. Whether they were able to afford it or not, he was all about getting people healthy and involved. In addition, he followed in his father’s footsteps and became a highly respected truck driver. Although he enjoyed the open road, he worked locally to be close to his family. Family always came first. He was always willing to learn a new job and he had an exceptional work ethic. Everything he did he did it with his heart. Robert was always giving and had a servant’s heart, he loved everyone and above all else he was humble. He was a loving son, husband, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him.
Robert is preceded in death by his father: Jose Villegas; son: Cody Villegas; brother: Ruben Villegas.
Survivors include his beloved wife: Valerie A. Villegas of Portland, Texas; Mother: Maria O. Garcia of Orange Grove, Texas; sons: Ayden Bryce Villegas of Portland, Texas, Robert Villegas Jr of Portland, Texas, Nicholas Villegas of Portland, Texas; step-sons: Andrew A. Vaiz and Kai Flores both of Portland, Texas; daughters: Destiny Katelin Villegas of Corpus Christi, Texas; Ashley Nicole Villegas of Corpus Christi, Texas; Natalia Alissa Villegas of Iowa; step-daughters: Alexis Marie Vaiz of Portland, Texas, Taylor Ashlyn Perez, Meagan Marie Perez; brothers: Lee Marines, Omar Villegas, David Villegas, Joe Villegas; sisters: Eunice Villegas, Elda Pena, Elizabeth Villegas, Joann Henley, Terry Lee; grandchildren: Faith Rivera and Jazlynn Briseno.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2021, 2:00 PM at the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel.
Guestbook available online at www.resthavenfunerals.com
Arrangements entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.
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