FAYSVILLE — Apolonio Torres entered eternal rest on Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, at the McAllen Medical Center at the age of 69 years.

He was born on July 8, 1939 to Gregorio and Maria Torres in Driscoll, Texas. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Mr. Torres is survived by his wife, Margarita Tobias and her children; Rebecca Tobias, Ricardo Tobias, Margarita Tobias, Isabel Tobias, Israel Garza, and Isabel Garza; his previous wife, Evangelina Trevino and her children; Paul and Rene Torres; one brother, Salvador Torres; two sisters, Rita Salinas and Margarita Morin; and six grandchildren. Visitation will be on Monday, Jan. 5, from 1 to 9 p.m. with a rosary at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Military services will be by Sgt. Benito Alaniz VFW #7473 and America’s Last Patrol #3 RGV. Services will conclude after mass. Cremation to follow at a later time. Funeral arrangements and services are being directed by the Gonzalez Family Funeral Home, LLC of Edinburg.