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Obituary for Joshua Torres Ortiz

Mr. Joshua T. Ortiz, 34, of Corsicana passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on April 9, 1985 to Manuel and Rebecca Castillo in Galveston, Texas.

He graduated from Corsicana High School and worked as a welder at Atlas Construction. Joshua loved to dance, to play cards, to go fishing and he especially enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys play football and just hanging out with his friends. Joshua was baptized and he accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age. He was strong in his Christian faith.

He is survived by his parents; his brothers; Jason Torres Ortiz and wife Cynthia, Anthony Torres Ortiz and wife Sarah and Jeremy E. Castillo, Jr. Joshua is also survived by his six nieces; Olivia, Delilah, Victoria, Starla, Jessika and Alyssa and one nephew, Joshua. Torres, Ortiz, and Castillo aunts, uncles and other close relatives that will forever cherish him in their memories.

Visitation with the family will be held from 5-8pm Monday, July 15, 2019 at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00am Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Lifeline Fellowship Family Church (5301 State Hwy 31 W. Corsicana) with Pastor Ricky Walter and Pastor Rudy Soto officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Rudy Soto, Jr., Norris W. Seaux, Dustin Trull, Osiris Hernandez, Antonio Gutierrez and Erik Rodriguez. Honorary pallbearers are Jeremy E. Castillo, Jr., Juan Martinez, Adrian Zamilpa and Alfredo Garcia.

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