Ricardo "Rick" J. Torres, 69, passed away March 7, 2018

Ricardo J Torres, 69, of Augusta Kansas passed away March 7, 2018.

Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. on July the 5, 2018, 10:00 am at Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum in Augusta.

 

Rick was born in Monterrey, Mexico, on July 5, 1948 to the late Epitacio Torres and  Daphne Marroquin.

He is survived by: daughters, Kaley Torres, Meaghan Torres; son, Jacob Torres, all of Gloucestershire, England; brothers, Jorge Torres of Monterrey Mexico, Hector Torres of Brooksville Fla.; grandsons, Archie Torres and Harrison Torres, both of Gloucestershire, England.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents and sons, Ricardo Torres Jr. and Clifford Torres.

 

Rick’s love of baseball was inspired by his father, who is listed in the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame. Rick played youth league ball and played college ball for UNAL before joining his US Minor League team, after which he joined the United States Air Force, from which he retired. He worked at Cessna, EDOC, Augusta Rental and Kansas Highway Patrol. He loved riding his motorcycle, target shooting and visiting with his kids - he was looking forward to traveling and seeing his grandsons especially. Rick will be missed by many.