Robert Torres

Robert Torres, 54, of 12 Kinney St., died unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in his home.

He was born Oct. 13, 1959, in Jamestown, a son of Gearldine Kahle Torres and the late Alejandro Torres.

He moved to Puerto Rico at a young age, and was raised there until returning to this area at age 13.

He was a graduate of Panama Central School and attended Jamestown Community College.

He had been employed by Cummins Jamestown Engine Plant. He will be remembered for his kindness and joking ways and the smile he always had.

Surviving besides his biological mother of Panama, is his stepmother, Alvira Perez of Jamestown, who raised him; two daughters: Stephanie and Taylor Torres of James-town; stepdaughter, Samantha Overbeck of Falconer; grandchildren: Alexander “Papito” Torres, Giana Martinez of Jamestown, and Vincent, Ashton and Lincoln Satterfield of Falconer; siblings: Aly Torres, Cindy (Mark) Smith, Sonya Gibbs and Billy (Christina) Torres of Jamestown, Elizabeth Torres and Enrique Torres of Florida, David Torres, Victor (Nancy) Torres and Elba Torres of Ponce, Puerto Rico, Tho-mas (Vicki) Torres of Panama, N.Y., Virginia Weeks of Houston, Texas; as well as a large extended family whom he loved very much.

He was preceded in death by his father; an aunt, Antonia Dejesus; and an uncle, Cornelius Torres.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Gumersindo DeJesus will officiate.

Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Robert at www.lindfuneralhome.com.