David Torrance “Caveman”

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of my beloved husband , father and grandfather  David Torrance (Caveman) on Sunday November 11, 2018 in his 58th year with family by his side. Son of the late Claire and Shirley Torrance. Dave leaves behind hisloving wife of 38 years Lynda Torrance (Cox).Devoted father of Laura Torrance RN (Chris Warren). The proudest grandfather of Jacob and Jaxson. Survived by brothers James (Brigette) Torrance, Larry Torrance and sisters Susan (Ed) Cebula, Gloria Shingler and step sister Dorothy (Stephen)Atkins. Predeceased by brother Bruce Torrance. Survived by mother in-law Lila Cox and brother in-law Larry Cox. Predeceased father in-law Robert Cox. Also survived by nephew Eddie (Steph) and nieces Melissa, Samantha (Greg), and (Goddaughter) Jacquelyn, and Merissa, many great-nieces and nephews, one great- great-nephew and many special friends. Dave was the entrepreneur and proud owner of Dave’s Grain Bin Services. Dave had a green thumb and his passion  was his garden which provided heartfelt memories that will never be forgotten! Donations in memory of Dave can be directed to The Heart and Stroke Foundation. In lieu of flowers.

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  1. Oh my gosh Lynda… There are no words to say how deeply sorry I am for your terrible loss. Please know that I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and I wish you comfort in the days ahead. I remember the good times we had getting together at each others’ house for supper and drinks with Lizzie and Don and Bill and Pat. Please call me if you ever need to talk. My most sincere condolences to my old friend.

  2. Such a great loss. From the day my children met him until this day they called David Uncle Caveman . RIP David
    The Webster Family

  3. Lynda, Laura and family. We are so sorry for your loss and our family gives you all or sincere condolences.
    As long time neighbors we have gotten to know Dave very well and he was a great man with a good heart and was always willing to help with things if called upon.
    Our parents knew he was always there to help out with things if we weren’t around or just saying Hi and talk when Dave was out in his garden. Except for the last few years when dad couldn’t garden anymore, he and Dave would always be talking and comparing their crops and trying to figure out how to stop the rabbits from having a snack on things. The last few years mom and dad always had fresh veggies magically show up at the door and they always appreciated them.
    Lynda, If you need help with anything please don’t hesitate to ask. Will be there for you.
    The Ytsma families

  4. I are very sorry for your loss. Dave was a customer and friend will be missed. I once had the opportunity to work with him and he was a hard worker unafraid of any challenge . My brothers Tom and Mike also offer their sympathies for the passing of Dave.
    Terry Byrne “Louis Byrne& Son’s LTD”

  5. Davey boy my brother my hero,if you loved some one you loved them with all you’re heart.Everyone knew where they stood with you. You were very stubborn and head strong not you’re best traits but what most people don’t know is that you were the biggest softy going even if you had a tiff with somone you loved you couldn’t stay mad but you wouldn’t give in easy either.I’m truly going to miss you deeply.I’m going to miss all the talks we had about the loves of your life Lynda,Laura,Jacob,Jaxson,Chris ,the family members that you were so proud of ,the garden you so proudly displayed and most of all the grain bin company that you so successfully owned. There’s so many things that we shared it makes it very hard for me to understand why you left us so soon.My heart aches for you .I love you so dearly,your little sis Sue. Til we meet again,Ilove you Dave.

  6. Lynda, Laura and family – I am so sorry to learn of Dave’s passing. He was one of the hardest working people I have ever met and I always enjoyed visiting with him during his many trips to tend to our grain bins and dryer. After whatever issue was solved, he was never in a hurry to leave so he could be sure all was working well. The last time he was at our home, he came to help me modify the Buxton museum’s covered wagon so it could be used for the Ploughing Match. He was always generous with his time and talents and I value his friendship and will greatly miss him.

  7. So sorry to hear this sad news. Dave was a good man and a good friend. My thoughts will be of him and the many good times. My best wishes for Lynda,Laura and family.Peace Bro.

  8. Dear Lynda and Family: We are so very sorry to hear of Dave’s passing and wish to offer our sincere condolences at this time. We hope that the wonderful memories will stay with you for a lifetime. Always in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Dear Lynda and Laura: I was so shocked and sorry to hear about Dave. He was a warm and caring guy, a great grandpa and a hard working, honest man. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family at this most difficult time.
    Susan

  10. Dear Lynda & Laura and Family i am so sorry to hear the Loss of Dave he will always be in my prayers.

    Shelley

  11. So sorry Linda my heart goes out to you and the family hold on to your memories thoughts and prayers

  12. Linda and family, we are shocked to hear of Dave’s passing, our condolences to your family and loved ones. Our thoughts are with you.

    Wilma, Jason and Connor Gardner

  13. I am so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing our family was one of his customers, an honest skilled tradesman with a can do, hard work attitude as far back as working with Stewart Lachine and just a couple of years ago with some fixups he recommended. add a few auctions sales it was a pleasure to know him and know a lost to us as well as you his beloved family.

  14. Dave:
    I can not say enough of the times we’ve had, and the bumping of our heads. But I’m devastated of this outcome, I’m sure you know you will be sadly missed and remembered by your friend, Brad Lachine. Prayers and thoughts go out to Lynda ad family.

  15. Sorry to hear of David’s passing, all the Torrance boys, were nice people, thinking of you all , Randy & Veronica Schives

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