Jose Ramirez Torres, 73, of Lubbock passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021. He was born October 30, 1947 in Wharton, Texas to Francisco and Enriqueta (Ramirez) Torres. Jose lived most of his life in Lubbock. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army where he served two tours of duty in Vietnam. Jose was a good brother and father whose love and caring for his family and friends was felt by those who knew him. Although an independent person, his faithfulness to his Catholic faith was evident throughout his life. Jose worked as an insurance salesman for Reliable Insurance for many years.
Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Josue (Norma) Torres of Woodbury, Minnesota; siblings, Frank Torres of Amarillo, Rosa (Robert) Riggs of Irving, Robert (Bertha) Torres of San Antonio, Juanita Hill, Elizabeth (David)Thiel and Angie Flores all of Lubbock; 2 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Jesse Torres.
A visitation will be held at Venue on Broadway on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 2-8pm with a Blessing Service to be held at 5pm followed by the Holy Rosary being recited at 6pm. Jose will be laid to rest in the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery on September 27, 2021 at 11am.
Friday, September 17, 2021
With Deepest Condolence to the Torres Family. Jose was a special person to me as a friend and co-worker. May he rest In Peace. I will not forget him.
Hilberto (Gilbert) Escobar
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
When I met Jose back in 1991,I call him Joe he
corrected me quickly he said his name was
Jose. He was a great person,was very respectful
and he told you like it was.At the office he would
come in the morning lay down his book and he
say OBoy! We would all laugh about it! After he
retired I still kept in touch with him go have
coffee and such.Going to miss my friend rest in