Larry Reyes Villegas, age 37 and a lifelong resident of Terra Bella, passed away July 1, 2013 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
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Larry was born December 6, 1975 in Lindsay to Albert and Virginia Villegas and received his elementary education through the Terra Bella Unified School District. He was very active in local youth sports programs.
At Porterville High School he played bass drum with both the Drum Line and Panther Band and was the recipient of the Frank Howard Award prior to his graduation in 1994.
Soon thereafter, Larry began working at Olive Ave. Save Mart Grocery Store as a bagger. He quickly worked his way up to checker and then after management classes, was promoted to his current position as floor manager.
Larry enjoyed playing golf, listening to R & B music, drawing, cheering for the Cowboys and Lakers and working in his yard.
He liked to be with friends and family but the highlight of any day was spending time with his children.
Larry loved the Dallas Cowboys. For anyone attending the services, you are free to wear the Cowboy colors or anything you have Cowboys.
Surviving family includes his children, Ceslie and William Villegas, both of Porterville; parents Albert and Virginia Villegas of Porterville; 2 brothers, Salvador and wife Angie Villegas of Terra Bella and Albert Villegas, Jr. of Terra Bella; sister Tiffany Villegas and husband Jamie Valencia of Porterville.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 7th, at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m.
Mass of the Resurrection will be 9 a.m. Monday, July 8th, at St. Anne's Catholic Church followed by cremation and interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Porterville.
A reception to celebrate Larry's life will be held at the Veteran's Hall on Olive Avenue from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 8th.
Please go to www.whitehurstfuneral.com to sign Larry's online register book or leave a message of condolence. For additional information contact Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral & Cremation Service, 195 N. Hockett St., Porterville. (559)784-6485.
PETERS-LOYD FUNERAL SERVICE - PORTERVILLE
195 N HOCKETT ST
Porterville, CA 93257
Published in The Porterville Recorder on July 6, 2013