Ruben C. Torres, 64, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019.
Mass of Christian Burial will held 10 am on Friday, May 3, 2019 at St. John Catholic Church with Fr. James M. Schmitmeyer, officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger. Mr. Torres will lie in state beginning Wednesday morning. The rosary will be recited beginning at 6 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in the Minton Memorial Chapel.
Ruben was born July 11, 1954 in Knox City, Texas to Jorge Torres and Octaviana Catano Torres. He married Ramona Cobos on June 11, 1971 in Dumas. Ruben enjoyed tinkering with cars, going to car shows and building things. He also enjoyed going to the casino and spending time with his wife. Nothing brought more joy to his life than his family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; great-grandchild, Jesus Pacheco; and brother, Jorge Torres.
Survivors include his wife, Ramona of Borger; sons, Ruben Torres and wife Shannon of Borger, Marcel Torres of Borger; daughters, Marcie Torres and Roger Miramontes of Borger, Veatrice Torres and Spencer Tiger of Amarillo; nine grandchildren, Desiree, Matthew, Alex, Davion, Angelic, Carolyn, Ruben, Elyes, Victoria; six great grandchildren, Alexis, Bryston, Arriana, Z’riah, Serenity, Jaleyah and one on the way; brothers, Carlos Torres of Oklahoma City, Ernest Torres and wife Josie of Amarillo, Victor Torres of Tulsa; sisters, Gracie Flores and husband Albert, Anna Torres, Lupe Torres all of Oklahoma City; and a host of extended family.
I am deeply sadden about this. In the past week I have lost three friends and acquaintances; so, my heart is with you his family and coincidentally my family. God be with you.
George Doyle Forrester, Jr.Fritch, TX
DADDY, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MY HERO. NOBODY WILL LOVE YOUR KIDS AS MUCH AS YOU DID. YOUR ARE AND WILL ALWAYS BE MY WORLD. I WILL MISS YOU SO MUCH. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.
Marcie TorresBORGER, TX