George Marin Torres

George Marin Torres, 72, of Taylor, passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in his loving home surrounded by his family.

George was born Feb. 22, 1947, in Lockhart, to Benjamin and Aurelia Torres. He and his wife, Guadalupe, have been married for 43 beautiful years.

George went to Lockhart High School where he excelled in sports. His love for sports carried on past high school. George never missed a WWE Wrestling Match, Texas Longhorn, Baylor Bear, Houston Astros or Dallas Cowboys game.

George dedicated over 20 years of his life to Floyd’s Glass Company where he developed many lifelong friendships. Being the hard working and strong man, he was, George always supported his children and grandchildren by attending every sporting event and/or recital in which they participated. He enjoyed listening to music, mostly Augustine Ramirez or Freddy Fender, and sitting on the porch with his wife feeding the birds. George loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

George is predeceased by his parents, Benjamin Torres and Aurelia Torres; brothers, Ralph Torrez, John Torrez, and Henry Torrez; and sister, Theresa Caballero.

George is survived by his wife, Guadalupe Torres; son, Shannon Morales; daughter, Stacy Washington; and son, Stephen Torres; grandchildren, Felicia Alderete, Farrah Alderete, Alyssa Morales, Adrianna Morales, Alessandra Morales, Dyanna Torres and Mitchell Washington; great grandchildren, A’mari Jackson and Ariella Morales; brothers and sisters, Frank Torres, Benjamin Torrez, Amelia Alvarez, Victoria Gonzalez, Irene Serrano, Lupe Perez, Mary Cordova, Dora Ramirez and Josie Torres.

Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at Providence Funeral Home, with rosary recited at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church.