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Robert J. Rubio

May 10, 1975 ~ January 28, 2021 (age 45)

Obituary

With a heavy heart we announce that our beloved, sweet, kind, gentle loving husband, son, father, brother, friend, and sideline coach Robert J. Rubio of Fort Davis closed his eyes to his earthly home and opened them to his heavenly home on January 28, 2021 in Midland, Texas he was 45.

Robert was born on May 10, 1975 in Alpine, Texas to Roberto Rubio and Lupe (Granado) Lupe.  Robert graduated from Fort Davis High School in 1994 and he worked for the City of Marfa.

Public viewing for Robert will be held on Friday, February 5th, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 5:00pm at the Kelly Outdoor Pavilion in Fort Davis, Texas.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Kelly Outdoor Pavilion with burial following at St. Josephs Cemetery.

Those honoring the memory of Robert by serving as pallbearers are George Valerio, Margarito Vargas, Thomas Granado, Ryan Kinkade, Bobby Gray, Francisco Perez, Ramon Harnett, and Rudy Reyna.  Those being honored as honorable pallbearers are: Chacho Gonzales, Charlie Granado, Martin Granado, Manny Dutchover, and Ryan Jurado.

Robert met the love of his life Stephanie in Hico, Texas, and together, they made their home in Fort Davis.  There beautiful love story gave birth to three children as well as a 22-year marriage. 

Robert loved to spend time with his family and friends.   He was known by the Fort Davis community as a kind and generous man.  Robert would volunteer in his community coaching little league baseball, basketball, and soccer.  He would also volunteer at Bloy’s Camp Meeting.   He was a member of the Christian Faith, and never met a stranger. 

Robert was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan, as well as a Texas Ranger Fan.  On any given Thursday or Friday nights in the fall, Robert would be seen standing on the local football field sideline, coaching his two sons as what they call “the best sideline coach.” 

Robert was an avid BBQ, in which he loved to get together with friends and family cooking, eating, singing, and dancing the night away.  He was the master of the remote to the tv.  He would enjoy watching the History Channel, Sandford and Son, BBQ Pit Maters, American Pickers, Gold Rush and most importantly Sports Center.

Those left to honor and cherish the memory of Robert is his wife Stephanie Rubio of Fort Davis; his parents Robert and Lupe Rubio of Fort Davis; his grandmother Estefana Granado of Fort Davis; his daughter Allison Rubio and son in law Ryan Jurado of Carlsbad, New Mexico; sons Robert Blake Rubio, III and Levi Joel Rubio both of Fort Davis; his siter Melanie Rubio of Dublin; his sister in law Ginger Rubio of Fort Davis; brothers Jeremian Rubio of Fort Davis and Michael Rubio of Stephenville; Mikian Rubio and Olivia Rubio; special friends George Valerio, Margarito Vargas, Paco Perez, Chacho Gonzales and many many other beloved friends.

The Rubio Family asks that due to Covid, that appropriate face masks be worn, and social distancing be strictly followed while attending all services for Robert.

The Rubio family has entrusted Alpine Memorial Funeral Home with arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 5, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Kelly Outdoor Pavilion, Fort Davis, Texas

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 6, 2021

10:00 AM
Kelly Outdoor Pavilion, St. Josephs Cemetery

Graveside Service
Saturday
February 6, 2021

11:45 AM
St. Joseph's Cemetery

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