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OAKWOOD - Terry M. Torrez Sr., 69, of Oakwood passed away at 11:29 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at North Logan Health Care in Danville.
He was born Feb. 20, 1948, in Chicago to Marcus and Anna (Curcio) Torrez.
He married Byresia St. Paulo on Feb. 23, 1977, in Chicago. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, James Torrez of Tilton, Vanessa Torrez of Danville and Terry Torrez Jr. of Oakwood; brother, Frank Torrez; three sisters, Lucy Estrada, Linda Lopez and Patricia Mesarina; and three grandchildren, Lance, Dakota and Briley.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.
Terry proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1967-1969. He retired as a truck driver from El Milagro.
He loved professional wrestling, especially Ric Flair. He also liked to play games on his computer and will always be remembered for telling jokes and making others laugh.
A service to celebrate the life of Terry M. Torrez Sr. will held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Sunset's Oakwood Chapel. Burial will follow at Danville National Cemetery. Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, also at Sunset in Oakwood.
Please join Terry's family in sharing memories, photos, and video of his life through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 4, 2017
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