Juan R.

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Juan R. "JR" Torres Juan R. "JR" Torres, age 39 of Buckeye, died April 13, 2019 in Buckeye. He was born August 20, 1979 in Buckeye, the oldest of six children born to Ricardo and Hilda Torres. He attended Tomahawk Elementary, Estrella Middle School and Trevor Browne High School, where he played football and basketball. JR was a natural offensive lineman in football. His physical presence was such that his coaches remarked, "All you have to do is put a helmet on him and let him go." JR worked a variety of jobs, but mostly warehouse work. He also worked installing solar panels. He was a hard worker and would outdo everyone else on the job. As the oldest, JR was the leader and protector of his brothers and sisters. In his youth, he would often fight his younger brother's battles. In spite of his physical size, JR was a love-able guy. He loved to talk. Once he started a conversation it was difficult to get him to stop. His many nieces and nephews loved to visit him and jump all over him. To them he was a big teddy bear. He loved having his family around, and enjoyed watching football and barbecuing with them. JR is survived by his parents, Ricardo G and Hilda H Torres; grandmother, Clara Hernandez; sisters, Irma and Vanessa Torres; brothers Ricardo, Jr. and Daniel Torres; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Benjamin Torres. A funeral service was held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Skyway Church, 14900 W Van Buren St, Goodyear, 85338. Condolences for the family may be left at www.ThompsonFuneralChapel.com.
Published on May 1, 2019
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Hilda Torres 5/3/2019
May 03, 2019
J.R my sweet son it's been 15 days today since you left us I miss you every day my heart is never going to be the same I've lost two pieces and don't know where or when I can pick up the pieces but I know your my angel and will be with me forever now my two angels will be with me always and forever!!
Irma Torres
May 03, 2019
I miss you brother! My life has changed forever. We love you so much and now you know how much so many family and friends love and miss you. Rest in peace I know your with Benny and the rest of the family in Heaven. Just know you took a peice of my heart with you.
May 01, 2019