Philip James Torrey 1921 - 2010 Meriden
No services are planned for Philip James Torrey, 88, Meriden.
Mr. Torrey died Monday, July 5, 2010, in Meriden.
He was born Oct. 2, 1921, in Topeka, the son of Alden Hamilton Torrey and Margaret Elizabeth Brown Torrey.
He graduated from Central High School in St. Joseph, Mo.
Mr. Torrey attended Kansas University and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a manufacturer’s representative for 35 years. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Kansas Alpha Chapter, at KU.
He married Beverly Sue Ross Torrey on Dec. 22, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Jan Torrey Leonard and husband John E. Leonard, Meriden; two sisters, Patricia A. Franklin, Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., and Judith C. Turner, Bernalillo, N.M.; and two granddaughters, Hanna L. Gentry and Margaret E. Gentry.