Guadalupe “Lupe” Padilla Torres, age 74 went to be with our Lord and Savior on November 12, 2019 after a short illness.
Lupe was born on November 15, 1945 in Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua to Ponciano and Eufemia Padilla Torres.
He is survived by his wife Carmen Galindo Torres and son Gabriel G Torres, daughters Patricia Jane and husband Larry Saenz, Rebecca G. and husband Arturo Campos, Priscilla G. and husband Rogelio F. Salcido, brothers Eddie Fuentes Jr., Ruben Fuentes Sr. and sisters Antonia F. Castillo and Rosa F. as well as 9 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father Ponciano Torres Sr. and his parents Eddie Fuentes and Eufemia Padilla as well as his brother Jose Luis Fuentes and sister Maria Elena Lozano.
Lupe was the most loving kindhearted crazy unselfish man as a husband, father and grandfather to his family. He was an animal lover, whether it be a stray cat, an abandoned dog, birds or whichever animal crossed his path he would care and feed it well. His family could never take him a steak dinner because he would gladly feed it to his animals before himself. Lupe loved to watch old western cowboy movies and tell larger than life stories to his grandchildren. Lupe was a blessing in our lives and leaves us with so many amazing memories and his kind big heart will live with us forever.
Visitation will be held at 9am to 9pm on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and 1pm to 9pm on Sunday, November 17, 2019 with a Rosary at 7pm at Martinez Funeral Home.
Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Monday, November 18, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery in Odessa II Section. Arrangements are by Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory.
Pallbearers: Gabriel Torres, Zachary Salcido, Brandon Campos, Jonathan Campos, Cameron Campos, Luke Castro
Honorary pallbearers: Christian Rodriguez ,Leon Fuentes, Christopher Rodriguez, Roderick Rodriguez, & Nicholas Rodriguez
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