Ruben E. Caballero, 58, was born in Robstown on May 19, 1950 and died on Saturday, April 4, 2009 in Corpus Christi.

He was a Vietnam veteran serving in the U.S. Army, where he received a Bronze Star medal and other medals as well.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mateo and Margarita Caballero; two brothers, Mencho and Gil Caballero; and his sister, Lala Flores.

He is survived by two brothers, Alfonso (Mary) Caballero and Enrique (Yolanda) Caballero; five sisters, Anita (Samuel) Caballero, Ida Garcia, Beatriz (Gilberto) Mendoza, Eloisa (Pedro) Barrera and Dalia (John) Moore; 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.