Funeral services for Goebel Music will be conducted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. from the Martin Funeral Chapel of Elk City, OK with W. Terry Varner officiating.
Interment will follow in the Ural Cemetery under the direction of the Martin Funeral Home.
Goebel Gene Music, formerly of Colleyville, Texas, died May 9, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Goebel was born July 1, 1934 to Goebel Garland and Mae Elizabeth Music in Elk City (Beckham County), Oklahoma.
After graduating from Abilene Christian College (University) in 1951, Goebel was an evangelist for the churches of Christ in Texas and Arkansas. He served as Director of Texas Tech Bible Chair in Lubbock, Texas from 1954-1956. Over the years, he spoke on various radio and television programs and preached in several different countries abroad and numerous states at home. He was a prolific writer of religious materials.
Goebel enjoyed gardening, hunting, and fishing. When younger he played baseball, basketball, and boxed. He boxed in the Golden Gloves and once played basketball against the Harlem Globetrotters.
Goebel is survived by four children: Angela (Larry) Growns of Sapulpa, OK; G. G. (Joanna) Music, Jr. of Chickasha, OK.; Alicia (Gerald) Hamric of Keller, TX.; Gaylon Trigg Music of Keller, TX. He is also survived by five grandchildren, one great-grandchild; his brother, Earl Dean Music of Norman, OK, and his sister, Mabel Lee McCord of Oklahoma City. Goebel was preceded in death by his parents.
Martin Funeral Home of Elk City, OK in charge of arrangements.