Villalva, Martin 49 of Phoenix, passed away on Friday December 8, 2017. He was born in Bakersfield, California but was raised in and was a life long resident of Phoenix. He was preceded in death this past year by his loving wife Ernestine. He is survived by his parents; Ruben and Elsa Villalva; five sons; Ray, Daniel, Gabriel, Ernest and Martin Jr., brothers; Ruben Villalva Jr. and Daniel Villalva; and six grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M., with a Memorial Service at 3:00 P.M. at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix.