Welcome to the memorial page for

James A. Torok

June 28, 1936 ~ July 11, 2017 (age 81)

James A. ‘Cowboy’ Torok, 81, of Smithfield, OH, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.


Jim was born June 28, 1936 in Bradely, OH, son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth (Szilagyi) Torok.


He was retired from the Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. where he worked in the Utilities Dept. Jim was a member of the Smithfield Presbyterian Church and the Adena American Legion.


Jim was a Veteran having served his country in the US Army.


In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph, Harry, Andy, Julius, Steve, John and Louis and his sisters, Margaret, Mary, Irene, Bertha and Elizabeth.


Jim leaves behind his wife, Beverly (Bartles) Torok whom he married July 1, 1961; his son, James J. (Crystal) Torok of Rayland, OH; his two daughters, Sondra Torok and Cindy Corona both of Smithfield; his five grandchildren, Sanford L. Linn III, Nathaniel J. Linn, Nicole E. Cesario, Caitlin M. Cesario and Brooklyn S. Torok and one great-granddaughter, Kaci N. Bonds.


Family and friends will be received Friday, July 14 from 3-7 pm at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Smithfield, OH. His funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10 am at the funeral home with Chaplain George Romage officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, OH with Military Graveside Honors being presented by the Adena American Legion.


Memorial donations may be directed to Valley Hospice 10686 OH-150 Rayland, OH 43943. Condolences offered on our website        

Charitable donations may be made to:

Valley Hospice
10686 St. Rt. 150, Rayland OH 43943
Tel: 1-740-859-5650

 Service Information

July 14, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J.E. Foster Funeral Homes, Inc. - Smithfield
107 Hill Street, P.O Box 512
Smithfield, OH 43948

Funeral Service
July 15, 2017

10:00 AM
J.E. Foster Funeral Homes, Inc. - Smithfield
107 Hill Street, P.O Box 512
Smithfield, OH 43948

Military Honors
July 15, 2017

11:30 AM
Holly Memorial Gardens
73360 Pleasant Grove Road
Colerain, OH 43916

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