Eugene Garcia Villarreal was his Christian name, but to his family and friends, and there are many on both sides, he was simply Poncho. Poncho was born in Elgin, Texas, on March 20, 1936 to Alvino and Beatrice Villarreal.
Cancer robbed him of his health, but it never weakened his resolve and determination. He died at home Monday, May 4, 2015, surrounded by his family.
His survivors include his wife of 28 years, Sharon Roberts Villarreal; four daughters, Connie (Donnie), Ramona (Jack), Naomi and Victoria (Rob); three sons, Arthur (Ben) and