Manuel "Tony" Torres
Manuel "Tony" Torres, 61, of DeRidder, Louisiana passed from this life on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 in DeRidder, Louisiana. Visitation was held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home and again on Friday, November 11, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services were held on Friday, November 11, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Interment followed at Smyrna Cemetery in DeRidder.
Tony was a veteran. He served in the US Army from 1971 to 1980. He was a Sgt. at Allen Corrections Facility for 10 years. He was a wonderful husband and father. He will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years - Sheila Torres of DeRidder; 3 sons: Anthony Torres & wife Rita of New York, NY, jayson Pooler & wife Telisa of DeRidder, Dwayne Pooler and wife Cindy of DeRidder; his mother: Elba Torres; 3 sisters: Millie, Cindy and Provita and 1 brother: William. Tony is also survived by 1 grandson: Cameronn Pooler of DeRidder; 3 granddaughters: Francine, Sandra and Gloria; 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Domingo Torres and a sister, Minerva