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Gilbert Torres

Gilbert Torres

Wednesday, March 20th, 1940 - Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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Obituary

Gilbert Torres 80, of Waco, passed away at a local hospital on Saturday, August 1, 2020.

Due to COVID restrictions, a private memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at OakCrest Funeral Home for the family only.

Gilbert was born on March 20,1940 in Waco to Brigado and Eloise Torres. He was the oldest of six sons in the Torres family. He attended LaVega High School and received an Associate Degree in Food Technology from Texas State Technical College. Gilbert was retired from the VA Medical Center of Waco

Gilbert was preceded in death by the love of his life, Margaret Torres, where they spent 53 wonderful years together. Gilbert was a loving husband, and father of three children, and grandfather of two and will be dearly missed by all.

Gilbert is survived by three children, daughter, Theresa Tourk and husband, Tommy of Celina; son, Joe Edward Torres of Lewisville; and son, David Anthony Torres and wife, Patricia of Waco; two grandsons, Jeremy Joseph Alonzo and Anthony Edward Torres; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are five surviving siblings, Joe Ray Torres, Edward Torres, Babe Torres, Tony Torres, and Johnny Torres, all of Waco.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Johnny Torres, Tony Torres, Babe Torres, Edward Torres, and Joe Ray Torres.

The Torres Family thanks the staff of the Atrium of Bellmead, for their loving care and support.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 | 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 8th, 2020 4:00pm
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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    Notes
    Due to COVID-19 restrictions the memorial service will be private and for the family only, however, you are welcome to leave the family a message of condolence on the Memory Wall.

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Christina (Tina)

Posted at 03:51pm
Prayers to Gilbert's family. I am so sorry for your loss. Gilbert was a great man. He and Maggie (and his whole family) treated me as part of their family. I met him at TJ Cinnamons Bakery. He was a great mentor and had a great impact on my life.
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Chris Havens

Posted at 08:42pm
The family does not know me....but may know my daughter Christina who worked with him at TJ Cinnamons in the 90's. So sorry to hear about the loss of Gil...I know he will be missed dearly and is so much loved.
I loved Gil as well as my daughter did..I didn't know him quite as well as she did but had the pleasure to talk with him on several occasions, and knew him enough to appreciate his love for people, life, and his work. I will always remember him and appreciate the influence he had on my daughter and how he helped to direct her decisions she had made in her life with her education...she has a deep appreciation for Gil as well she talked so positive of him always.
So I am certain he had a great positive impact on many others he had come in contact with that the family may not be aware of. I am so thankful I had the privilege to know such an uplifting person in my life, this world needs more people like him...But the time is coming and is almost here that God will intervene in the affairs of mankind in the world, then will all knees bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ (God's Word) is Lord
We all need the Lord in our lives and cannot live without Him...Prayers for peace and comfort of the Lord of all creation in your time of need. God's Blessings
Chris Havens
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Chris Havens Posted at 08:49pm

Do not know how Jesus ended up under my name...I did not put it there...Jesus must have approved of it๐Ÿ’
 
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Chris Havens Posted at 08:49pm

Do not know how Jesus ended up under my name...I did not put it there...Jesus must have approved of it๐Ÿ’
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With Love -Dallas,Veronica,Madi and Emily

Posted at 01:39pm
In loving memory of our Uncle Gilbert
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Nicole & Judy

Posted at 11:27am
With heartfelt condolences,
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Vicky Alaniz

Posted at 02:15pm
So very sorry for yalls loss, Joe Edward, Theresa, and David. I know Uncle Gilbert will be truly missed. He was a very special person. Our condolences to the family.
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