Justus Isaiah Villalba, formerly of Safford, passed away May 16, 2019 in Mesa, AZ at the age of 24. He was born June 3, 1994 in Safford, AZ to Johnny Villalba & Jane Lucero Villalba with siblings John, Jessica & Jacqueline.
Justus went to schools in the Safford School District, graduating from Safford High School in 2012. He loved music and won the best guitarist award in the 2014 Battle of the Bands here in Safford. Justus also played the cello and piano. He also loved to play billiards and was a huge SMASH Melee fan.
He is survived by his parents, Johnny & Jane Villalba, siblings John (Gabriella) Villalba, Jessica Villalba & Jacque (Tyler) Larson and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Nieces and Nephews.
The Viewing, Recitation of the Rosary and Funeral Mass were held on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church with Father Robert Rodriguez as Celebrant.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory. Online condolences may be extended at www.caldwellfuneralchapel.com.