Lifetime resident of Delaware County, Steven Lee Gooding, age 27, died on May 5, 2011.
Steven was the son of Stoney and Marla (Mann) Gooding. He was born on August 29, 1983 in Claremore, Oklahoma. Steve worked in the construction industry as a carpenter. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, camping. He loved eagles, spending time with family, dancing, lifting weights and native art. Steven was full of love for his family and loved by all his friends and family.
Steven was preceded in death by his grandfather Donald Lee Gooding, brother Colten Wade Gooding and uncle Travis Wayne Easter.
Steven is survived by his parents, two sisters Leslie Rene Gooding and Merissa Rashelle Gooding. He is also survived by maternal grandparents Viola (Easter) Moore and her husband George, Harold Mann Sr. and his wife Marian, paternal grandmother Eva Gooding, his niece Lillian Mae Caroll and nephew Braxton Lee Gooding, many aunts, uncles, cousins and other loving family members.
A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Wednesday May 11 2011 at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home chapel in Grove, Oklahoma with Mr. Ron Rayburn officiating. Serving as casket bearers will be Bryan Robison, Jason Mann, Denton Kingfisher, Michael Brewster, T.C. Gooding, Rocky Gooding, Nathan Gooding and Gerald Barbee. Interment will follow at Mose Ridge Cemetery in Jay, Oklahoma. Friends and family may leave online condolences by viewing Steven’s obituary at www.honoringmemories.com