Ross Mathew Goben
Ross Mathew Goben
  • November 11, 1977 - December 12, 2016
  • Taft, Texas

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Ross Mathew Goben, 39, was called to be with our Lord on Monday, December 12, 2016. Ross was born on November 11, 1977. He attended Taft High School. He was employed with Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services. Ross was a loving son, father, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew and friend. He was a kind and giving person who was always willing to give a helping hand.

Ross is preceded in death by his paternal loving grandfather, Delmar Ross Goben and maternal grandfather Mateo Cortez.

Ross is survived by his children which were his pride and joy, Mathew Donovan, Christian Cortez and Marlee Rae; step-children, Natalie and Nicholas; his mother, Donnie Sue and step-father Rick Riojas. He is also survived by his father, Griff Goben; his brothers, Kenneth Goben (Terrie), Jay Goben and Ruben Lopez (Angel) who was like a brother; his sisters, LeeAnn (Charles), Katy Rose (Carlos) and Taryn Goben; his maternal grandparents, Irma and Lasaro Olivares and paternal grandmother, Margaret (Lupe Garcia).

We will remember Ross for his free spirit and his love of adventures. We find comfort in knowing that Ross always kept his faith in his heart and know that he is in the loving hands of our heavenly Father.

Visitation will be held at Colonial Funeral Home, 204 N. Meyer, Taft, TX on Friday, December 16, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm with a Holy Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm that same evening. Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church, 646 McIntyre Ave, Taft, TX on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:00 am. Services will conclude after the Mass.

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