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Death – Obituary

David Torres

David Angel Torres “Davey Tree”, 60, of Pueblo, passed away unexpectedly and went to be with the Lord on Dec. 19, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Miguel and Connie Del Valle Torres; brother, Michael Torres; sister, Mickey Payne; and niece, Velina Payne. Dave is survived by his children with Loretta Gonzales: Michael Torres, Loretta Torres, RoseMarie Torres and John Torres; children with Suzette Martinez: Danielle Martinez-Torres and Natasha Martinez; his loving grandchildren, Brooklyn, Teliah and Bodhi; siblings, Felix (Karen) Urrutia, Lorey (Bruce) Burroughs and Louis Torres; nieces, Angel and Lorey Payne; and many other nephews, nieces, extended family and friends. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He’s known for the love he had for his children, grandchildren, walking, cutting trees and God. His dogs, Pepper and Skipper, had a special place in his heart. He was as kind-hearted, as he was giving. This world will not be the same without him. He will be missed by so many. His celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 3, at Imperial Funeral Home. Visit to share special memories, condolences, and to view a livestream of the service.

Posted online on December 27, 2021

Published in Pueblo Chieftain

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What Is An Obituary

In national newspapers an obituary (obit for short) is a news article that reports the recent death of a prominent person. Although it tends to focus on positive aspects of the subject’s life this is not always the case. According to Nigel Farndale, the Obituaries Editor of The Times: “Obits should be life affirming rather than gloomy, but they should also be opinionated, leaving the reader with a strong sense of whether the subject lived a good life or bad; whether they were right or wrong in the handling of their public affairs.”

In local newspapers, an obituary may be published for any local resident upon death. A necrology is a register or list of records of the deaths of people related to a particular organization, group or field, which may only contain the sparsest details, or small obituaries. Historical necrologies can be important sources of information.