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Mr Oscar Torres Escobar, Sr.
  • St. Robert's Catholic Church
    512 Tegner
    El Campo, TX 77437

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“Rey, Oscar & family: Didn't know your Dad that well, but I do know his kids. Kids are wonderful people so Dad had to be, too. As they say, "Fruit...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Carol Turner - El Campo, TX

“Oscar, Lena & family, Know in your hearts God has chosen another one of his angels to look out for all of you! Praying for peace and comfort during...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Ellie Garcia - El Campo, TX

“real sorry for your loss . your friend Al. ”
3 of 37 | Posted by: Al zepeda - Llano, TX

“The Best Memory i had with him was everytime we run into him and he see me :) he would call me mija and give me a big hug always reminded me of my...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Amy Jo - El Campo, TX - cousin

“I liked Oscar the moment he stopped by to introduce himself. We met most mornings while I was working in the yard and he was either coming or going...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: Taunya Long - El Campo, TX

“Our condolences to all the Escobar family on this loss. Praying that God will give each one of you peace and comfort during these trying days. -...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: Irma Rocha - El campo, TX

“My deepest condolences to all the Escobar family! i will always remember him for his wonderful and warming personality. He was truly a great and...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Rudy and Janie Martinez El Campo

“My Condolences to the Escobar family. Mr. Oscar was a great person. He was hard working, even in his retirement. He was always positive and upbeat....Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Shawn Ferguson - El Campo, TX

“I'm so sorry to hear this. I've only known him from work with him coming in to pay bills, very friendly and full of life. Even after his heart...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Charlotte Belicek

“We all love you and will miss you Oscar! You are the best! We keep waiting for you to come walking through the door at Speedy Stop! ”
10 of 37 | Posted by: Kim Babik - El Campo, TX - Friend

“Oscar, Lena & family, I have known him for years. My dad worked with him and I also worked with him. He was truly a great man and will be missed...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: Susie & AJ Priesmeyer - El Campo, TX

“Oscar, Lana, and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.Gloria, Tammy, and Ed ”
12 of 37 | Posted by: Ed CampbellO - El Campo, TX

“Oscar was such a sweet man, loved his smile. He will be missed very much. RIP Oscar. ”
13 of 37 | Posted by: Sharon Johnson - El Campo, TX

“Rey, so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. God's peace to you and your 4family during this sadness and always. - Jill Taylor Zerr ”
14 of 37 | Posted by: Jill Zerr - Hondo, TX

“Rey, Our thoughts are with you and your family. I know how hard the days ahead will be and I hope you will find comfort in knowing that you and...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Susan Cranek Bishop - Katy, TX

“We have fond memories of Oscar. So sorry for your loss. ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: Nancy Pfardrescher and the Childers Family - TX

“My deepest condolences to the family. I remember him going to Whataburger for his morning coffee... ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Rose Ann Mansios Cordova - TX

“We ask the Lord to give the Escobar family strength during this time. ”
18 of 37 | Posted by: Pablo & Manuela Sanchez

“Oscar, please accept our heartfelt sympathy in time of great sorrow. Only those who have lost a parent can know the depths of your feelings. Your Dad...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Refugio/Nachy Salinas - TX

“Oscar Torres never knew a stranger. He would always say hi to everyone that passes by in speedy stop every morning. He would always ask about my two...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Allison Melchor - El Campo, TX

“Oscar Jr., Rey and Family, I just can't find enough words to express my sorrow about the passing of your Dad. He has been my neighbor,"Dad" and great...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Karen Capak Lumpkins - El Campo, TX

“My condolences to the Escobar family, Oscar was a great friend of mine for a long time and a closer one for the past ten years. He was a great man,...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Graciela Lopez - Crowley, TX

“Rey, I am sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. As you know I too lost my Dad recently so I know what you are going through. My Dad and I were very...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Alan Rogers - Katy, TX

“Oscar never knew a stranger . He would say hi to everyone in his path. He was always smiling and telling jokes. Oscar will be greatly missed hear on...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Parke and Lynde Christenberry - TX

“So very sorry for yr loss. My our lord Jesus Christ help heal yr pain. ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: jamie rosiles - elcampo, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May our heavenly Father Jehovah bless you and give you the strength you need to get through...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: Sandy Martinez Chapa - Austin

“Oscar and Rey,...I'm very sorry to hear of your dads passing. I have a lot of fond memories as kids playing up at your house. Please accept our...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: gherald gros - Bay City, TX

“What an amazing man. From the old school where you always smiled and waved at everyone. Truly a respected and loved man. You will be missed. ”
28 of 37 | Posted by: Paula Kana - El Campo, TX

“My deepest sympathy to his siblings and family,I know he will never be forgotten because he had to many friends around El Campo and surrounding area...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Daniel Falcon - El Campo, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with this family. ”
30 of 37 | Posted by: Lynette - El Campo, TX - Friend

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in ny prayers. ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: shane santiff - family friend

“Sure am sorry to hear about Oscar.What a great guy he was. I'll miss seeing his smiling face and visiting with him. My deepest condolences to his...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Martin Strarup - El Campo, TX

“I first met Oscar at the Weiner's store in Bay City where I worked. He had come to visit one of my co-workers, Jessica. He used to bring us...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: Barbara Callaway - El Campo, TX

“Our condolence to the family ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Mr. Mrs. Samuel Gonzalez Sr. - TX

“One hard working man. RIP ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Rebecca - El Campo, TX

“I am do sorry to hear of Mr. Oscar passing away. I have had many fun and interesting talks with him growing up. He will be greatly missed. Oscar to...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Scooter Vaclavick - El Campo, TX

“Oscar didn't know a stranger! His big smile, hardy handshake and a slap on the back will be missed dearly! Oscar & Lena our prayers go out to you...Read More »
37 of 37 | Posted by: Sheila Herrington - El Campo, TX


Oscar Torres Escobar, Sr. 76, passed away on April 21, 2014. He was born on May 26, 1937 in Karnes City to the late Marcos, Sr and Angelita Torres Escobar. He had previously worked for Howard Clapp, Jessie Gibson, and Bueltel Chevrolet as a wrecker driver. For the past 30 years he was the owner of Oscar's Wrecker Service.
He is survived by his sons Oscar R. Escobar, Jr. of El Campo and wife Lena and Reynaldo Escobar of Katy and wife Sandra K; grandchildren, Stephanie Ornelas of Katy, Stacie Hernandez and husband Michael of Katy, Rachel Escobar of Hammond, LA, Katherine Escobar of El Campo, and Kristopher Escobar and wife Kasey ,U.S. Navy; great grandchildren, Sydney Escobar, Dante R. Hernandez, and Luke Escobar; brothers Marcus Escobar and wife Mary of El Campo and Leonardo Escobar and wife Elma of El Campo.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Olivia Garcia and Olga Baisa; and brothers Anastacio Escobar, Guadalupe Escobar, Raymond Escobar, and Ruben Escobar.
Visitation will begin on Friday at 12:00 PM at Triska Funeral Home with a rosary being held at 6:00PM.
Funeral services will be on Saturday at 10:00 AM at St. Robert's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Memorial Park.