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Official Obituary of

Eliazar Torres

July 20, 1950 ~ February 13, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Eliazar Torres Obituary

Eliazar "Elías" Torres, de 73 años, falleció pacíficamente el martes 13 de febrero de 2024 en Decatur en su casa rodeado de su familia.

La familia recibirá a sus amigos en la funeraria el sábado 17 en un horario de 5-7 p.m. El funeral se llevará a cabo el domingo 18 de febrero de 2024 a las 2 p.m. en la funeraria Hawkins y el entierro seguirá en el cementerio Oaklawn en Decatur. 

Oficiará Luis Guevara, el pastor de la Primera Iglesia Bautista. Los portadores del féretro incluyen a Alberto Torres, Eliazar Torres Jr., Fernando Cantu, Ivan Fraga, Carlos Casias, Ryan Scott, y Cody Pippin.

Nacido en Allende, Coahuila, México el 20 de julio de 1950, Elias se mudó a Decatur, Texas en 1972 con su esposa Leonarda "Nona" Torres. Casados durante casi 54 años, fueron miembros activos de la Primera Iglesia Bautista y los Abuelitos Unidos del Condado de Wise.

Elias trabajó en Pinkerton's Dairy Farm durante 14 años, y luego se retiró de la planta de Hanson Bridgeport después de 26 años. Le encantaban los caballos, cabalgatas, cocinar y cuidar a sus animales en su rancho en Zaragoza.

Le preceden en la muerte su hija, Leticia Lara; madre, Juanita Vega; y su esposo, Leopoldo Vega, y su padre, Encarnación Torres.

Elias fue un gran padre, abuelo, hermano, tío, y amigo que ejemplificó el amor de Dios. Deja atrás a su esposa Leonarda "Nona" Torres; su hija, Patty Casias y esposo Carlos; su hija, Cristina Cantú y esposo Fernando; su hijo, Alberto Torres y esposa Avelia; su hija, Maribel Scott y esposo Ryan; su hijo, Eliazar Jr. y esposa Mayra; su hija, Liliana Torres-Pippin y esposo Cody; su hija, Aracely Fraga y esposo Iván; y su yerno, Nelson Lara y esposa Yadira. Junto con 7 hermanas, 17 nietos, 5 bisnietos y muchos familiares y amigos que le guadarán en sus corazones y le llevarán en su memoria.

 

Eliazar “Elias” Torres, 73, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, in Decatur at his home surrounded by family.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Saturday at the funeral home. Funeral is 2 PM Sunday, February 18, 2024, at Hawkins Funeral Home with burial following at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur. 

Luis Guevara, pastor of Primera Iglesia Bautista, will officiate. Pallbearers include Alberto Torres, Eliazar Torres Jr., Fernando Cantu, Ivan Fraga, Carlos Casias, Ryan Scott, and Cody Pippin.

Born in Allende, Coahuila, Mexico on July 20, 1950, Elias moved to Decatur, Texas in 1972 with his wife Leonarda “Nona” Torres. Married for almost 54 years they were active members of the church, Primera Iglesia Bautista and Abuelitos Unidos de Wise County.

Elias worked at Pinkerton’s Dairy Farm for 14 years, later retiring from Hanson Bridgeport Plant after 26 years. He loved horses, trail rides, cooking, and tending to his animals at his ranch in Zaragoza.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Leticia Lara; mother, Juanita Vega; and her husband, Leopoldo Vega, and father, Encarnacion Torres.

Elias was a great father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who exemplified the love of God.

He leaves behind his wife, Leonarda “Nona” Torres; his daughter, Patty Casias and her husband Carlos; daughter, Cristina Cantu and husband Fernando; son, Alberto Torres and wife Avelia; daughter, Maribel Scott and husband Ryan; son, Eliazar Torres Jr. and wife Mayra; daughter, Liliana Torres-Pippin and husband Cody; daughter, Aracely Fraga and husband Ivan; and son-in-law, Nelson Lara and his wife Yadira. Along with 7 sisters, 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and many extended family and friends to carry on his memory.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Decatur
405 E Main St
Decatur, Texas 76234-1513

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 18, 2024

2:00 PM
Hawkins Funeral Home - Decatur
405 E Main St
Decatur, Texas 76234-1513

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
February 18, 2024

Oaklawn Cemetery
465 Cemetery Road
Decatur, TX 76234

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