Robert Earnest Goethe Sr.
Robert Earnest Goethe Sr., 81, passed away peacefully Monday, July 16, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Benchley Church of Christ. Interment will follow at Rest-Ever Memorial Park Cemetery. Robert was born October 21, 1936 in Houston, the son of Earnest Garcia and Eva Louise (Hitchcock) Goethe. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Robert was a very accomplished welder; he worked on many of the skyscraper buildings in Houston. He then worked for the City of Hearne for over 30 years. Robert was a member of Benchley Church of Christ. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Garcia and Eva Louise (Hitchcock) Goethe; son, Robert Earl Goethe; one brother and three sisters. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Earline Goethe; sons and daughters-in-law, Ernie and Kathleen Goethe, Ross and Latortia Goethe, Daniel and Deanna Goethe, and Robert Goethe Jr.; grandchildren, James Ryan, Mark West, Stephanie Goethe, Jennifer Goethe, Rachel Goethe, Thomas Goethe, Gabriel Goethe, Elijah Goethe, Karli Goethe, Katie Morgan, Mikel Goethe, Hailey Goethe, Bradon Goethe and Crystal Goethe; and eight great-grandchildren.