Gary Lewis Goen
June 29, 2022
Gary Lewis Goen, age 73, passed away on June 15th, 2022, after a long illness.
An Honors Ceremony will be held 1 p.m. Aug. 3 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, 2830 Riverside Parkway, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
He was born on June 30th, 1948. He is the son of Hershel and La Verne Goen. He retired from the Military (3 tours) then he became an over the road driver and retired from R & B Trucking Inc.
He loved and enjoyed fishing, sports cars and older cars, spending time with family and friends, as well as spending time in his yard. He was such a jokester; he loved to tease people and make people laugh. He was dedicated to all of his family members and friends. Loved his 3 dogs.
Gary is survived by his wife Cheryl, son Barry (DeAnna) Goen Columba, SC, 2 stepchildren, Nicole (Nic) Beightel of Rifle CO, Brandon Hopping of Grand Jct, C0, and 5 Grandchildren. He is also survived by three half-sisters Hershelynn (Loran) Bartow of Lakewood, CO, Terri (Roger) Caldwell of Buffalo, WY, and Susan (Lonnie) Davis of Eustis, NE, two half-brothers Pat Goen of Casper, WY, and Michael Goen of Sidney, NE. Brother in-law Bob Johnson or Sidney,NE.
Preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, JoAnn Robirds and his four sisters, LaDonna Johnson, Jeanie Kalhoff, Darlene Cashman and Diana Thorne.
In lieu of flowers, cards and donations can be sent to Cheryl Goen at 2862 Fenel Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501.