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Ruben Mendez Torres

April 29, 1965 ~ October 27, 2020 (age 55)

Obituary

Ruben Torres was born in Edinburg, Texas to Carmen and Maria Torres, on April 29, 1965. He went to school in Odessa, Texas. He was a very hard worker as a heavy equipment operator for many years. He had a very fond interest in lowrider cars; he was the founder of Luxurious Linx C.C of Odessa, Texas. He was a very proud fan of the Dallas cowboys. He enjoyed camping, fishing and barbecuing. He was a Christian, a firm believer of Jesus Christ and throughout his life he was involved in many churches as a member, youth pastor and usher. Ruben is preceded in death by his father, Carmen "Antonio" Torres and his sister Maria Guadalupe "Lupe" Hill. Ruben is survived by his daughter's Monica Torres Vela and husband Victor; Kimberly Martinez and husband" Richard, Faith Torres; and son's !an Cruz and Ruben Torres, Jr., brother's Michael Torres, Antonio "Tony" Torres, and Christopher Hill; & his mother Maria "Hela" Torres. He had two granddaughters - lzabella Vela and Mercedes Chavez, and five grandsons Justice Vela, Ruben Chavez, Daniel Vela, Manuel Chavez and Ginobili Vela; and his fiancne Sharon Rengiil, Elijah Martinez and numerous nieces, nephews,aunts, uncles and cousins.

 Pallbearers will be Michael Torres, Antonio Torres, Christopher Hill, Victor Vela, Richard Martinez,lan Cruz, Marcus Trevino and Edward Ngirachelsau.

ln Iieu of flowers the family request that donations be made towards his funeral expenses at Martinez Funeral Home. , The family of Ruben wishes to extend sincere thanks for all the prayers, encouraging words and condolences, to the Pastors, and to everyone who has donated food, money, etc.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 9, 2020

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX 79761

Prayer Service
Monday
November 9, 2020

7:00 PM
Hope Alive Church
305 W. 19TH
Odessa, TX 79761

Celebration of Life
Tuesday
November 10, 2020

1:00 PM
Hope Alive Church
305 W. 19TH
Odessa, TX 79761

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
November 10, 2020

Ector County Cemetery - Odessa II Section
corner of Muskingum & Murphy
Odessa, TX 79761

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