Raymond Gooch

December 30, 1960 - September 3, 2021

12/30/1960 - 09/03/2021

Past Services

Monday September 13, 2021
Prall Cemetery
West Liberty, WV 26074
304-336-7419 | Directions
Monday September 13, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Monday September 13, 2021
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

Raymond Eugene Gooch, 60, of Martins Ferry, OH, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021, in Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV.

Raymond was born December 30, 1960 in Wheeling, a son of the late Francis E. and Nancy (Williams) Gooch. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Clara Gooch; a sister, Theresa Gooch; and several aunts and uncles. He is survived by his ex-wife, Patricia Gooch of Martins Ferry; two children, Charlie Rutan (Lacy) and Ricky Rutan, both of Martins Ferry; two sisters, Adrienne McCardle of Barnesville, OH and Cheryl Williams of Wellsburg, WV; a brother, Francis VanCamp of Wheeling; and a granddaughter, Deborah Banks.

Friends will be received at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, Monday, September 13, 2021, from 10 am until time of service at 1 pm, with Rev. Rod Kasler officiating. Interment will follow in Prall Cemetery, West Liberty, WV, with full military honors.


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Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Raymond Gooch, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Raymond Gooch, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †