Richard Villegas, 86, longtime resident of Merced, California, passed away on July 30, 2020.
Richard was born May 7, 1934 and served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He worked for Sante Fe Railway, then as a landscaper, before retiring as an Inspector at Foster Farms.
Richard lived a life full of joy and happiness and will forever be loved by those he left behind. He very much enjoyed watching wrestling, going to the movies and playing cards with family. He is survived by his sisters Genevieve and Gloria, son Cruz Villegas, daughter Sara Hayes, daughter Patricia Armendariz, son Richard Villegas Jr.; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Marciel and Loretta Villegas, brothers Alphonso, Marciel, Cruz, Reyes; Sisters Jesse, Mary, Margaret, Linda and daughter Teresa Abarca.
Arrangements are with Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home in Merced, CA.
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