DENVER CITY….. Funeral services for Charles “Chuck” Dean Gruben, 47, of Lubbock formerly of Denver City will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. in the Ratliff Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Hollon officiating. Interment will follow in Denver City Memorial Park with services under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Denver City. Chuck passed away Sunday, September 17thin Lubbock.

Chuck was born August 11, 1971, in Brownfield, Texas to Claudie and Helen Kuykendall Gruben. He graduated from Denver City High School and was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Zahn’s Paving & Construction Company for 11 years. Chuck was preceded in death by his father Claudie Gruben, his brother Gary Ray Gruben and an aunt Linda Diaz.

Chuck is survived by a son Dakota Gruben of Lubbock; a daughter Ashley Michelle Gruben of Denver City; his mother and step-father Helen and Bill Thomas of Lubbock; uncles Bobby Kuykendall of Midland, Carl Gruben of Brownwood, and Vicent Diaz of Denver City; and a grandson Benjamin Joe Gruben; along with several aunts and uncles.

Family Visitation Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 10:30 am, in the Ratliff Funeral Home Chapel Denver City, Texas.