He was born April 3, 1942, in Mercedes to Maria Almaguer Torres.
He is preceded in death by his mother; uncle, Jose Almaguer; and brother, Benito Torres.
Survivors include his daughters, Rosalinda Torres of Green Bay, Wis. and Elizabeth Torres Quintanilla (Robert) of Port Lavaca; sons, Daniel Joseph Torres of Victoria, Jesus Torres (Lucinda) of Houston, Jaime Augustin (Cindy) of Austwell, and Richard Anthony Torres Jr. (Delores) of Victoria; sister, Margaret “Maggie” Villarreal of San Antonio; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at 4 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, at Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria.
Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony De Padua, Austwell, on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Burial was in Austwell Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Daniel Torres, Jesus Torres, Jaime Torres, Richard Torres Jr., Robert Quintanilla and Mark Anthony Garza.