Mark "Anthony" Torres
Mark 'Anthony' Torres, 34, of Midland, Texas, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday July 16, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri. He was born on October 1, 1976, to Alejandro and Cynthia Torrez in Houston, Texas. Anthony's passion was working with his hands, that led him into the construction industry as a machinist for most of his life, and was currently helping with the clean-up and repair of the aftermath of the recent tornado in Joplin, Missouri. Anthony was an excellent cook and loved to barbecue, listen to music, go dancing, and watch his favorite teams, the Houston Texans and the Houston Rockets, with his son, Xavier. He enjoyed nature and often talked about his mountain climbing experiences. Anthony was very proud of his garden. But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his children and family. Anthony was the protector of the family. He was a member of the Family Faith Christian Center. Anthony was preceded in death by his brother, Steven Torres; his grandparents, Antonio and Frances Torrez; and his grandfather, Juan Polanco. He is survived by his two sons, Xavier Anthony Torres and Steven Torres, both of Midland; daughter, Vivian Torres, also of Midland; sister, Sandra Fiszer of Houston, Texas; and his parents, Alejandro and Cynthia Torrez of Midland. He is also survived by his niece, Alexandria Romero of San Jose, California; two nephews, John Macias and Jonathan Guilbeaux, both of Houston, Texas; and one great nephew, Julian Romero of San Jose, California; his grandmother, Ramona Polanco of Midland, Texas; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins. A prayer service will be held tonight at 7:00 p.m., at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Chapel. Funeral service is set for Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Chapel, with Pastor Bob Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Funeral services are under the direction of Lewallen-Garcia-Pipkin Funeral Home. Family messages and condolences may be emailed to: [email protected]

Published by Midland Reporter-Telegram on Jul. 19, 2011.
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My deepest sympathy to all the Torrez family. I went to school with him and he was a wonderful caring person with a big heart. I will be praying for all of yall.. May the Lord guide yall threw this tough time. debra torres (midland tx)
July 25, 2011
my condolences to the Torres family. vivian and stephen your family will always be here for you and love you very much..
July 22, 2011
rest in peace (ant) your memory will be forever in our hearts god bless rest in peace bro.
aldo avila
July 21, 2011
sorry that I couldnt be there to pay my respect for not only Mr,Ms Torres but for my boy xjavier.Anthony will for ever know that xjaviers tios will be there for him.Anthony u will be miss alot dam seems like yesterday
Nick Avila
July 21, 2011
Torrez Family,
Sorry I cannot be there today to say goodbye to my dear cousin, Anthony. My prayers and thoughts are with your family during this difficult time.
With Sympathy and love,
Jennifer Monette
July 20, 2011
My deepest condolences to you Mr. and Mrs. Torres. I know this is a very difficult time and am very sorry for your loss. I only knew Anthony in his younger years when I was part of the family. I know he will be dearly missed but he is with our lord now. I pray that his children know that they have their father as their guardian angel. May he rest in peace.
John Macias
July 20, 2011
My condolences to Anthony's family. He was a great guy who I was fortunate to know and will always remember. May he rest in peace. God Bless.
Nancy Carnero-Campos
July 19, 2011
I will always remember you. You were such an amazing person. I know that you are in a better place. Until we meet again you will always be in my heart.
Geneva Gomez
July 19, 2011
Anthony I know you're in a better place. May you rest in peace. You have left 3 kids that will continue to carry your legacy. Please watch over them as we will all be here to guide and care for Xavier. He will take care of your parents. R.I.P
A Salinas
July 19, 2011
my condolences n prayers go out to all the family...was a great person from when known thru school!! May God Bless!! U WILL B MISSED BUT NOT FORGOTTENED!!!
Michelle Rizo
July 19, 2011
Wanted to xpress my condolences to Anthony's Family.I knew ant when he was younger and he was FUN.I know u are with Jesus laughing and just having a grand ol time as they WELCOME u to HeAven my friend.You r gone but u will forever be in my Heart and Mind will never forget what a wonderful and awesome guy you were!! R.I.P (ANT).. I CAN ONLY IMAGINE..
July 19, 2011
My condolences go out to the family. May you now rest in peace. You were greatly loved by our family and you will truly be missed.
Lori Granado
July 19, 2011
God will be with your family and your children!I pray for him to give them strength & peace...May you rest in peace & you will never be forgotten...
Melissa Cruz
July 19, 2011
My condolences go out to the family and may your life always be remembered. Joann Villarreal (Hernandez)
Joann Villarreal
July 19, 2011
I WANT TO SAY HOW SORRY I AM FOR YOUR LOST .HE WAS A GREAT FRIEND AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN ALL MY LOVE TO YOU AND GOD BLESS.R.I.P. MY FRIEND !
July 19, 2011
Gonna miss you cuz. R.I.P
Gabriel Guevara
July 19, 2011
God bless u and your family
peggy may
July 19, 2011
May God soon welcome Mark to his home in heaven and give consolation and peace to his family and friends who feel the pain of their loss
Bill Griffin
July 19, 2011
May you rest in peace. May your family find peace and may god watch over your children. My prayers go out to you and your family
Anita Samaniego~Avellana
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July 19, 2011
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