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Celebration of Life

Sanchez Cemetery
Sunday May 16th, 2021
11:00am

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Gilbert Villescas

Gilbert “Baby Gil” Villescas was suddenly taken Aug 6, 2020. He was born to Veronica Sanchez-Mendez and Gilbert Villescas Jr., on August 28,1991, in Safford. Gilbert attended grade school through high school in Safford.

He enjoyed music, drawing, doing and getting tattoos and loved spending time with his daughter along with family. Gilbert loved going to the Bonito with family and friends and on special occasions. His favorite football team was the Arizona Cardinals.

He worked for the construction industry and roofing companies. Gilbert was a great helping hand to his family and friends. He was so funny, had the biggest smile, and so full of life. Gilbert had the biggest heart and would give anyone his shirt off his back. His main focus was to be the best father to his daughter, Ariza, will forever have him in her heart.

Gilbert is survived by: his daughter, Ariza Micaela Villescas; his mother and step-father, Albert and Veronica Sanchez-Mendez; his father, Gilbert Villescas Jr. (Sandy); his grandparents, Robert and Mary Sanchez, and Gilbert Villescas Sr. (Rosanna) and Rebecca Maldonado Villescas; his aunts, Rachel Sanchez, Terry Villescas; his uncle, Chris Garcia; his 8 brothers, Joseph, Marky, Brendan, Jimmy, Patrick, RJ, Damian and Dominic; his 1 sister, Savanah; his nephews, Manny and Koda; along with so many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Gilbert is preceded in death by: his aunt, Anna Marie Maldonado; his cousin, Eduardo “Wardy” Pena; his uncles, Robert and Anthony Sanchez The angels came for you much sooner than we planned. Now you’re up in Heaven with the angels above. Gilbert will be forever missed by all who knew and loved him.

A Celebration of Gilbert’s Life will be conducted Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., in the Sanchez Cemetery.


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Rachel Sanchez Jun 21 2021 3:12 PM

To my dearest nephew BabyGil....there's not a day that goes by that I don't think of you....I loved u so much Mijo....out lives will never be the same.. Thank you for leaving us such wonderful memories. Only the good die young...and you were good. I'm honored to have had u as a Sobrino. Que descances en paz....RIP BabyGil....Always on my mind & forever In my heart.... remember we will see eachother one day....so until then RIP❤️🌹✌️

Rachel Sanchez Jun 2 2021 9:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

Bullet and Linda Tromblay May 13 2021 11:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

April Barbosa May 11 2021 12:41 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

Jazmine Sanchez May 11 2021 12:12 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

Jasmine sanchez May 11 2021 12:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

Corina D. Sanchez May 10 2021 9:19 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

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A candle was lit in memory of Gilbert Villescas

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