Richard Torres

Richard Torres Richard Torres, 56, of Visalia California went rest with The Lord on Saturday February 9th 2013. Richard was born in Visalia CA to Raymond and Julia Torres. Richard graduated from Redwood High School in 1974. Richard started a family with his high school sweet heart Eva Gayton Navarrette, he is survived by 3 daughters Veronica Torres, Julia and David Ponce, Valerie and Raymond Coronado all of Visalia CA. Richard is also survived by his older brother Raymond Jr. and Rosemary Torres. He was the grandfather to 6 grandchildren David Ponce Jr, Jacob Ponce, Raymond Coronado Jr., Julissa Ponce, Joaquin Coronado, and Richard Rudy Coronado. He is survived by 4 nieces and nephews and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Richard was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Julia Torres and younger brother Rudy Torres. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his daughters and grandchildren but will ultimately be remembered for loving and spoiling his puppy Cece. He will be greatly missed and loved by all who knew him, he is resting now and free of pain. A Rosary will be held Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel at 6 p.m. and Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 15, 2013 at Holy Family Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Burial at Visalia District Cemetery. Condolences may be e-mailed to

Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Feb. 13, 2013