Former Camarines Sur Governor Luis Villafuerte Sr is Dead, Villafuerte Jr. Mourns

Luis Villafuerte Sr Death: It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Former Camarines Sur Governor and Congressman Luis Villafuerte Sr. He died at the age of 86 years old. However, his cause of death is still unknown.

Luis Robredo Villafuerte Sr. was born on August 29, 1935 and he died on September 8, 2021. Luis Villafuerte Sr is a Filipino politician who served as the Governor of Camarines Sur and as a member of the House of Representatives from 2004 to 2013. He represented Camarines Sur’s 2nd district from 2004 to 2010, and the 3rd district from 2010 to 2013.

We mourn with the family of Luis Villafuerte Sr for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences. Kindly leave a tributes and your condolence messages below to honor the passing of our beloved person.

It is with great Pain and Sadness that I announce the demise of a loved and dear one, My Father, Luis R. Villafuerte Sr., one of the most Illustrious political leaders of our country. Says Lray Villafuerte the son of Luis Villafuerte Sr. He continued “My Father passed away this morning at 12:35 am at St. Luke’s Medical Center – BGC, Taguig.”

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful. And now the prize awaits me the crown of righteousness which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on the day of His return. And the prize is not just for me but for all who eagerly look forward to His appearing.” 2 Tim 4:7-8 NLT

He was considered by many as the Political of Kingpin of the Bicol Region.

Highly respected by many for his intellectual prowess, creative thinking and out of the box ideas on anything. He was not only my mentor and idol but also to many. He continues to be our inspiration as he always motivated us to be the best on whatever we do. Even if you thought you have achieved the best, he would express that there is room for improvement.

More than his great mind, he had such a big heart! His compassion was exceptional and astounding. If my father believed in something, he will fight for it intensely and will not stop at anything. He was a TRUE CHAMPION of good causes and a fighter! But more than being a fighter; he truly loved serving our people and nation. In fact when my sister Mylene was with him praying in his last few moments, my Father said, “I pray for the Nation, Lord!” , when my sister asked if there was anything else he wanted to pray for, He reiterated, “Just pray for this Nation.”

He was a genuine public servant and servant leader and will continue to inspire us and the future generation!

Thank you so much to all who have expressed and continue to convey their love , support and sympathy ! Our family will be forever grateful!

Villafuerte served as Camarines Sur Representative from 2004 to 2013.

He was a member of the Batasang Pambansa/Assemblyman from 1978 to 1986. He also served as the Minister of Trade from 1979 to 1981.

He was also a Secretary of Government Reorganization under President Cory Aquino.

Villafuerte is survived by his wife, Nelly, his children, LRay, Mariano Jose, Mylene, Lalaine, Maria Rita, and Lori Lisa, and grandchildren.

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