Mr. Torres was born in Corpus Christi on Aug. 31, 1950, to Juan and Victoria Montalvo Torres. He was a truck driver for 40 years, previously employed with J. Carroll Weaver. He was a resident of Sinton for almost 30 years and formerly of Victoria.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Juan and Victoria Torres.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Erlinda Torres of Sinton; two sons, Juan (Monica) Torres III of Victoria and Joe (Nina) Anthony Torres of Port Lavaca; three daughters, Victoria Torres, Bonnie (Oscar) Gonzales and Crystal Torres, all of Sinton; a sister, Frances Morales of Sinton; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel in Sinton. A rosary was recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at 9 a.m. today (Thursday) at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Sinton with Father Patrick Serna as celebrant.
Burial followed in Eternal Rest Cemetery, Sinton.
Arrangements and care were entrusted Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.