Vila, Jose B., 76, of Tampa passed away on May 27, 2014. Born in Guiness, Cuba, Jose came to the United States in 1967 in search of freedom. He worked in the Miami area Winn Dixie stores for 15 years. Recently he was a resident of Rocky Creek Retirement Village. Survivors in Tampa Bay Area include his son, Jose Vila, daughter, Vivian Vila, grandson, Cristian Vila, former wife, Aleida Felipe and in California, sister, Miriam Ovies. He was an extraordinary father, grandfather, and friend. “We will miss his smile.” Family will receive friends from 5-7pm on Sunday, June 1 at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home, Oldsmar/West Hillsborough Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr, Tampa. A graveside service will be held at 11am on Monday, June 2 at the Garden of Memories Cemetery, Tampa.