Juan Angel ‘Miguel’ Villalba

Published 8:08 pm Monday, March 21, 2016

Juan Angel “Miguel” Villalba, of Huntersville, died on March 15, 2016, in Novant Health Medical Center in Huntersville.

He was born in Argentina on Jan. 21, 1936, son of Ramona Villalba. He was educated in Argentina and became a police officer. He was a tower operator for the Argentina Airlines. He last worked as an industrial mechanic, from which he retired. On Oct. 24, 1957, Juan was married to Nelida Marino. They had three children. He loved to read, cook, and learn new things. Even though he was 80, he was young at heart by keeping up with technology, and all the latest happenings.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nelida, on Nov. 25, 2009.

Survivors: a son, Bryan (Viviana) Villalba of Huntersville; 2 daughters, Patricia Villalba and Roxana Sosa, both of Huntersville; 3 grandchildren, Roxana, Beatriz, and Arturo; a great-grandchild, Sara; 2 brothers; 4 sisters; other relatives and friends.

His funeral service was held Friday, March 18 at noon at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville.  Elder Raymond Robinson Jr. officiated and burial followed in Clement Grove Church of God, 7th Day Cemetery. The family received friends at the funeral home one hour before the service.

Condolences: www.GrahamFuneralHome.net.