Eduardo 'Eddie' Fernandez Villanueva, 78, of Ladson, passed away, Thursday, July 14, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends. Eddie was born December 21, 1937, to the late Leon and Dorotea Villanueva in San Manuel, Pangasinan, Philippines. He attended the Philippines College of Business before joining the United States Navy. Eddie served his country in the Navy for twenty four years, before retiring as a Chief Interior Communications Electrician. He graduated from Nielson College with an associateâ€™s degree in Electronic Technology. He worked for the Veteran Affairs in Charleston as a Computer Hardware Specialist for fifteen years, before retiring for a final time to pursue traveling and spending time with family and friends. He was active in and proud of his Filipino community, and he was a member of the Pangasinan Association and the Filipino Community Center. Eddie is survived by his wife of 47 years, Tessie; daughter, Dorothy Joyce Lewis and her husband James of Columbia, SC; son, Mark and his wife Dawn of Jacksonville FL; siblings, Hilda MoraÃ±o of Flushing, NY and Benjamin Villanueva of the Philippines; grandchildren, Eddie and Trey Lewis; and many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOOSE CREEK CHAPEL. A prayer service will begin at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held, Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Goose Creek. Burial will follow at Plantation Memorial Gardens, Moncks Corner, SC. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. 510 St James Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445, for the construction of the new organ.