Billy Wayne Torno

November 23, 1938 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 80)


Sandia – Billy Wayne Torno, 80, of Sandia, Texas passed away on October 4, 2019.

He was born on November 23, 1938 in Floresville, Texas to Otto Karl and Maggie Torno.

Billy was a military veteran, serving four years in the Army. He retired as a Service Manager from Al Willeford Chevrolet. Billy was a member of the Church of Christ in Mathis, Texas and was a registered Choctaw Indian through the Nation of Oklahoma.

Preceding in death are his parents and three brothers: Oscar, Karl and Pat Torno.

He leaves behind his wife of 59 years, Marilyn Torno; two daughters: Cindy Minor (Benny) of Sandia, Texas and Connie Beseda (Tim) of New Braunfels, Texas; two sons: Derald Torno (Mary) of Sandia, Texas and Gary  Torno (Jana) of Portland, Texas; a sister: Alpha Lee Rapach of Corpus Christi; 9 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 1:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Sinton.  The committal service with military honors will be held Thursday, October 10, 2019, 1:00 PM at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi.

Donations may be made to the American Kidney Foundation or your favorite charity.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.

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Memorial Service
October 8, 2019

1:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel
606 S San Patricio
Sinton, TX 78387

October 10, 2019

1:00 PM
Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery
9974 IH37 Access Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78410-1408

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