San Pedro, CA - David Michael Villarreal, 27, tragically died early Sunday morning, February 11, 2018 in Pico Rivera as a result of injuries sustained in a drunk driving accident while crossing an intersection. He is survived by his loving parents David Frank Villarreal and Barbara Lynn Mitchell; his longtime girlfriend Christine Boyer; three younger brothers Gabriel, Samuel and Joshua Villarreal; grandparents Ascencion and Vivian Villarreal; as well as a multitude of uncles, aunts, cousins, extended family and beloved friends. He was born in Torrance, CA on November 26, 1990. He had a lifelong passion for music which manifested itself in playing percussion instruments in marching bands, rock bands, jazz bands, orchestras, worship bands and especially jamming among friends. The energy and excitement he displayed while performing infused with his everyday relationships and how he greeted the world around him. His bright and shining presence burned strongly and left deep impressions in all who knew him. He was in his last semester at California State University Dominguez Hills, pursuing a degree in Health Science. He had hoped to transition from his long time research job at LA Biomed in Torrance to working for the Los Angeles City to help bring Health Care policy awareness to the city he loved the most. The viewing will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Lighthouse Memorial & Receptions in Gardena, CA from 5:00-9:00 pm and the service will be held on Friday February 23 at 11:00am at the Lighthouse Memorial & Receptions in Gardena, CA as well. We shall remember him always and forever, our dear angel, son, brother and friend.

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  1. My Dear family, we are praying for comfort and strength to guide you all with this heart breaking news.The loss of David Michael is so tragic. He was a one of a kind young man. We will miss his tender loving spirt and the times he visited us on the coast. As parents I know you were so proud of him. His life has ended on earth. However He believed in God and will be recieve in his kingdom. Please know we’re here for you. There’s no words to comfort you at this time. We love you all as a loving and caring family. May the boys Joshua, Samuel and Gabriel find peace in there hearts too.

  2. My love and deepest condolences to you David, Barbara, and Boys…and the entire Villareal family. David was a kind and deeply respectful young Man whom i know blessed many. May God’s peace and love overflow at this most tender time. Love you Sisters and Brothers! MARANATHA❤

  3. Very sorry to hear about David. My thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family. I loved watching you kids grow up and play in the band. You boys had so much fun. You will be missed David. Rest in Peace. Valerie

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember David being such a kind and sweet person in high school. I will be praying for your family…may God give you peace and comfort during this tough time. My deepest condolences ❤️

  5. David was such a good man. He was smart and well spoken. David was a very good friend who was both strong and empathetic. I really miss him. I wish he hung out with me february 10th we used to go for burgers. I wish his brothers the best. David had such a bright future me and him were in public health and I know he would have made the world a better place. God bless his parents.

  6. I’m so sorry for you loss Mr and Mrs V. I can not imagine what you are going through. He was such a great person with a smile on his face. Ill never forget his positivity, his smile, an amazing musician, and having the privilege to know him. I’m so sorry.

  7. David and Barbara not a day has passed since David,s death that I have not thought about you guys. May God engulf your family with his comfort and strength.

  8. You will be missed baby David.. sending my condolences from my family The Longorias’ here in Texas.. Love each and everyone of y’all. So sorry for your loss.. May God place his arms around each and everyone of the family members for comfort and healing.

  9. David, Barbara and family, we are so sorry for your loss. David was a unique and wonderful young man. We remember fondly our camping trip and the times we spent together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  10. Dear David, Barbara, Samuel, Gabriel & Joshua, His hand is upon you, His angels do surround you & He will bring you through this time of grief & loss holding you close to Him and closer to each other. My deepest condolences & prayers. God’s blessing and comfort.

  11. Our condolences to all the family and friends of David. Our prayers are with you as cope with this very tragic loss. He was truly loved by many…

  12. Sooo sorry for your loss. I know for sure he is in a better place and he will always be with you.

  13. I’m at the graduation. They are honoring his life right now. May he rest in peace in the loving bosom of our savior Jesus Christ.

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