Paul T. Torres, 71, of Hunter, TX passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, February 27th, surrounded by his adoring family. Paul was born in San Marcos, TX on March 3, 1942 to Maximino and Isabel (Teneyuque) Torres. Paul worked for TXI as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement in 2008. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Reno Neo Torres and sisters, Angela Vela and Maria Mere Torres. Paul is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Josie (Sanchez) Torres; son, Ernest Torres and his wife, Sandra of San Antonio, TX; daughter, Cindy Torres Martinez and her husband, Jerry of New Braunfels, TX; grandchildren, Ernest "EJ" Torres, Jr. and Jacob Matthew Martinez; brothers, Jesus T. Torres of Hunter, TX, Ignacio T. Torres and his wife, Maria of Hunter, TX, Max T. Torres and his wife, Tomasa of Houston, TX; sisters, Leonora Mercado and her husband, Odon of Buda, TX and Anita Martinez and her husband, Paul of Martindale, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call on the family from 4-9 p.m., Monday, March 3rd at the Thomason Funeral Home in San Marcos, TX. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 4th, 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in San Marcos, TX. Interment will follow at San Pedro Cemetery in San Marcos, TX.