Rick Michael Villani, 30

Rick Michael Villani, 30

Marine Sergeant Rick Michael Villani, born September 16, 1981 in Las Vegas, Nevada and grew up in Murrieta, California. He was the beloved husband of Lynette; beloved father of Alexis and Kaitlyn.

After graduating high school, Rick joined the United States Marine Corps. Sgt Rick Villani honorably served eight years in the US Marine Corps before joining the Washington National Guard where he was a month away from entering Special Forces training. While serving in the US Marine Corps, Sgt Villani deployed multiple times to Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa.

He loved baseball, especially the New York Yankees. He was active and fitness was his life. He loved tattoos and always wanted more. He could light up a room with his smile. He loved Jesus and a devoted Seventh Day Adventist member off his church. He is loved and missed by so many and who knew him.

Those left behind to cherish his memory, his wife Lynette; his daughters, Alexis and Kaitlyn; his mother and stepfather, Cynthia and Jim Clark; his father and stepmother, Michael and Cathy Villani; his sister, Michelle; his brothers, Matt, Josh, Scott and Aaron; and his aunt, Margaret Flores.

Sgt Rick Michael Villani lost his battle with PTS on November 3, 2011 at his home in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He was 30 years old.

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  1. Carlos J Zaldivar

    May God bless the Soul of Rick Michael Villani and give Peace to his Parents and loved ones. You together with your lovely wife and the Grace of the Holy Spirit created two beautiful girls which will always carry you in thier heart.

    May Saint Michael have your Soul as part the Angels of God fighting all evil, Heaven has been waiting for brave Souls as you. You will always be remembered by your beautiful daughters, sister, the rest of your family and friends.

    Rick Michael Villani, always look down to protect and guide all your loved ones to God’s path.

    God bless you Marine.

    Semper Fi

  2. James Mitchell

    I wish I had seen this earlier… maybe I was too afraid to look but I miss my Brother. I failed you but hopefully I can redeem myself and make you proud.

    “I’m Rick James Bitch Bitch”

  3. Tina Mandapat - Linder

    I used to babysit Ricky & Michelle back in the day. I moved away for awhile & now I’m back in Vegas. I happen to be reading the General Election & saw Michael’s name. Then figured I would Google the kids. I wasn’t expecting to find this. My mom recently passed in July & i’m glad to know Ricky was in heaven to welcome her. My heart goes out to his family. Cynthia, please contact me.

  4. Tina Mandapat Linder

    I babysat Ricky & Michelle years ago (Tanglewood Estates) I just happened to Google them after seeing Michael was on ballot this election. I’m glad to learn Rick greeted my mom in heaven when she passed this July. My heart is with the family and children. Cynthia, please call me. Tina 831-247-8223

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