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Leroy Torrez

September 4, 1949 ~ June 20, 2020 (age 70)


Leroy Torrez, 70, of Brighton, Colorado passed away on June 20, 2020.

Leroy was born in Greeley, Colorado on September 4, 1949 to Max and Vangie (Torres) Baca. He was raised in Brighton by his grandparents Louis and Efren Torres, where he attended school.

Leroy was an Army Veteran who proudly served his country during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1971 as an 82nd Airborne Ranger. He received a Purple Heart amongst other meaningful medals.

Leroy enjoyed spending time with his family, sons and his grandchildren. Family time was very important to him as well as his fur babies. Fishing was his first passion and he loved doing so whenever he could. Leroy also enjoyed tossing horse shoes and watching his Denver Broncos.

Leroy is survived by his children Jessica Gonzales, Brian (Cynthia) Torrez, David Torrez and Randy (Candie) Torrez. Grandchildren Zebulan, Silvia, and Benjamin. Siblings Rudy (Emily) Chavez, Maryjane (Jerry) Sanchez, Maxine (Ronnie) Gonzales, Peggy (Joey) Gallegos, Frank Baca, Anthony Baca and Johnny Baca.

Leroy was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents

Viewing and Services will be held private due to Covid19 restrictions. Interment will be held at Ft. Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

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Private Services

Tabor-Rice Funeral Home
75 South 13th Avenue
Brighton, CO 80601

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Interment will take place at the Ft. Logan National Cemetery
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