On September 26, 2021, Philip Torres, Sr. age, 68, passed away in his home in Kemmerer, WY. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 14, 1953, to Arthur and Beulah (Miller) Torres. He married his soul mate, Kathryn Pappas-Torres in Garden City, Nevada. They were partners for 52 years. Phil began his career with The Union Pacific Railroad in 1977, and retired in 2012.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kathryn Pappas-Torres, their three children, Lori (Luke) Bourdage, Philip Torres Jr.; and Kara Torres. He also had six grandchildren: Corey Roberts, Joshua Roberts, Rylee Roberts, Baylee Roberts (Ronnie Dillree), Brendan Bourdage and Jack Bourdage. He had five great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. He is also survived by his sister, Laura (Lupe) Garcia, and brother in laws, Dale (Sally) Pappas, John (Jessica) Pappas, Mike (Lynn) Pappas, Karl (Donna) Pappas, and sister in laws Idella Fileds, Dialina Blackhat, and Lorraine Torres , and Debbie Troska, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Arthur Torres, mother Beulah Torres, Brother Robert Torres, mother in law, Lorraine Pappas, father in law, John Pappas, and a brother in law, Rod Fields, and a niece, Felicia Pappas.
Phil had a love of life that was extraordinary. He was always the lif of the party anywhere he went. He would do anything for anyone, whether he knew you or not. He had more hobbies than most people knew. He enjoyed doing anything outdoors including, hunting, fishing, wood working and snowmobiling. He loved to travel and was not afraid to get in the truck and just drive anywhere. He loved music and it was a daily staple in his life.