Jesse Gilbert Villarreal

Jesse Villarreal

Jesse Gilbert Villarreal, 57, passed away on 5/01/2018 surrounded by friends and family.

Jesse Villarreal was born in Galveston, TX to Juana Gonzales and Jesus Villarreal on 7/15/1960. He was most known for his smile and laughter that he brought to others as well as his famous saying “Show your love!” He was also known for his drywall skills around Galveston County for the last 40 years and shooting pool in local bar tournaments.

Jesse is preceded in death by father Jesus Villarreal, stepdad Manuel Gonzales, and wife Kristina McComb.

He is survived by mother Juana Gonzales; sons Jesse “JJ” Villarreal, Miguel Cantu Sr. (Melissa); daughters Angela Villarreal (Chris), Amanda Villarreal Cantu, Alissa Villarreal, and Destiny Villarreal; sisters Rachel Ruiz (Arthur) and Idalia Serrano; brother Mike Rabago, Grandchildren Marissa, Miguel Jr, Anthony, Oscar, DeSean, Madelyne, Elissia and Elijah. He is also survived by 2 nieces Tabitha Santos and Angel Martinez (Jaime).


Pallbearers will be Miguel Cantu Sr., Floyd “B-boy” Villarreal, Rudy Villarreal, Fabian Villarreal, Anthony Garza, and Oscar Garza.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Pop’s Place. Craig, Vicky, and Tina thank you so much for all your help!!

A public visitation will be held on Thurday, May 24, 2018 at 5pm with a rosary to begin at 7pm.  There will be a second visitation held on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10am with a chapel service to begin at 11am and burial to follow at La Marque City Cemetery in La Marque, Texas.  All services will be held at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77591.  409-986-9900