Monday, June 20, 2022

Obituary - William Carlos Villanueva

William Carlos Villanueva, 38, of Freeman, MO, passed on Sunday, June 19, 2022 in Peculiar, MO. Celebration of Life services will be held at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, MO on Friday, June 24, 2022 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM, with a time for sharing at 8:00 PM.

William "Charlie" was born August 12, 1983 in Pecos, TX to Pedro R. Villanueva and Lisa K. Reed of Freeman, MO. He was raised by his father, David A. Reed, from Burnside, IA. He graduated from Midway High School and attended Longview Community College for two years. Charlie helped run the family business since high school. He was in a relationship with Dannetta Garoutte of Peculiar, MO.

He was a member of the Harrisonville Elks Club. He enjoyed fishing, playing pool, swimming, was an avid football fan, but particularly loved going to Chiefs football games. You knew when Charlie was around because he was always telling funny jokes that made people laugh so hard, they cried. He put smiles on all our faces.

He is preceded in death by his biological father, Pedro R. Villanueva; grandmother, Donna J. Senior; aunt, Kellie S. Dyke; and aunt, Lora D. Senior. We know Charlie is kicking back having a heavenly beer with Tony Mike and the whole crew.

He is survived by his mother, Lisa K. Reed, and father, David A. Reed, of Freeman, MO; brother and sister-in-law, Pete and Sarah; niece, Sophia; nephew, Nolan, of Basehor, KS; aunt, Kerrie (Dean) Stober of Garden City, MO; aunt, Nancie (David) Willis of Raymore, MO; cousin, Miranda Willis of Grandview, MO; grandpa, William D. Senior of Harrisonville, MO; brother, David Reed, Jr. and wife, Jerri, of Urbandale, IA; cousins, Dani and Brandon Reed of Des Moines, IA; brother, Larry Reed of Des Moines, IA; cousins, Tony Reed and wife, Jody; Jared Reed of Des Moines, IA; brother, Danny and wife, Lys Villanueva, of Harrisonville MO; brothers: Victor, Lando and Steven Villanueva of Cotulla, TX; and sister, Audrey Tolbert Qualls of Foley, Alabama.

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