William "Tito" Pereira-Cruz, age 66, of Clarksville, passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.
Tito was born October 31, 1954, in Añasco, Puerto Rico, to Tomás Pereira and the late Juanita Cruz.
Tito was retired from the US Army. He was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Brother, Uncle, and Friend. He was the life of the party and lived life to the fullest. Tito was someone to look up to and was a great man. His favorite movie was Back to the Future, and he loved lobster, Burger King, and old cars.
Visitation will be Friday, June 11, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, at Mosaic Church, followed by a Celebration of Life Service, at 11:00 AM, at the church, with Heriberto Pereira officiating. Burial to follow at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West at 2:00 PM.
In addition to his father, Tito is survived by his wife, Dora Celia Yañez; three sons, Ernesto (Laura) Escudero, Alejandro Escudero, and Daniel (Wadia) Escudero; daughter, Lara (Javon) White; two stepchildren, Mayra Nineth Sanchez and Byron Sanchez; three brothers, Heriberto Pereira, Thomas Pereira, and Jaime Pereira; 11 grandchildren, Darren Robles, Ernie Escudero IV, Nicholas Escudero, Anthony Escudero, Issac Escudero, Alex Anthony Saiz, Xitlalli True, Daniel Escudero II, Javon Anthony White, Jr., Araceli White, and Beya White; and 14 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Honduras Mission Fund, c/o Mosaic Church, 1020 Garrettsburg Road, Clarksville, TN 37042.
Arrangements are entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.
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