March 30 1946 September 20 2019
Thomas’ Obituary Thomas M. Torres or “Tom”, a proud Navy man, Civil Servant, and lifelong resident of San Antonio, Texas, went to be with the Lord our God on Friday September 20, 2019. Tom is survived by his wife Adelina Torres; his children Thomas Torres, Christopher Torres, and Teddy Martinez; his daughter in-laws Sonya Torres and Debbie Martinez; his grandchildren Amelia Torres, Theodore Martinez, and TJ; and numerous family and friends. Tom was born in San Antonio, Texas on March 30, 1946 to Matilda Rodriquez. As a young man, Tom enlisted in the United States Navy were he completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. While serving in the US Navy, Tom was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, and Navy Unit Commendation. Tom was a lover of all things mechanical. He enjoyed every tedious task of problem solving. Fishing was one of his passions. He often reflected with joy about his big catches. Tom’s sport of choice was boxing. If you ever wanted to get him talking all you had to do was ask about a recent bout. He would go on and on about who he preferred as a fighter. As a man, he was humble, content, and calm in nature. He was content with his life. The man never complained about any aspect his life. For him, it was about simplicity. He had no want or need for anything extravagant or materialistic. In all, our Husband, Dad, Grandfather, Uncle, and friend was a proud individual, really good man, and great human being. We will all miss him dearly. Visitation will be Monday September 30, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Rosary being said at 7:00 pm at Castle Ridge Funeral Home located at 8008 W. Military Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78227. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday October 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church located at 4222 SW Loop 410 San Antonio, Texas 78227. Interment to follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Thomas Torres March 30 1946 September 20 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Crystal City, state: Texas