Ruben E. Caballero, 58, died on Saturday, April 4, 2009.

He was born in Robstown on May 19, 1950 to Mateo and Margarita Espinoza Caballero. He was a member of Primera Iglesia Bautista.

He is survived by two sons, Valentin (Leslie) Aumada Jr. of Sinton, and Luis (Josie) Samaniego of Corpus Christi; his fianc/, Esmeralda Samaniego of Robstown; two brothers, Alfonso (Mary) Caballero of Agua Dulce, and Enrique (Yolanda) Caballero of Corpus Christi; five sisters, Anita (Samuel) Hernandez of La Port, Ida Garcia of Carrollton, Beatriz (Gilbert) Mendoza of Sanleon, Eloisa (Pedro) Barrera of Deer Park, and Dalia (John) Moore of Houston; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A prayer service was held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.