Benjamin K. McGowan Steubing

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Benjamin K. McGowan Steubing

April 19, 1991 - July 26, 2018

Benjamin K. McGowan Steubing Benjamin Kenneth McGowan Steubing, age 27, Joplin, Mo., passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018, at Mercy of Joplin.
Ben was born April 19, 1991, in Oklahoma City, Okla., and grew up in Webb City, Mo. He graduated from Webb City High School in 2009, and was an honorary member of the Webb City Cardinals football team his senior year.
He was funny, creative, and tenderhearted, making friends everywhere he went and inspiring others with his joy and sense of humor. He adored his pets, traveled to both coasts and many places in between, and attended Christian music concerts like Mandisa, MercyMe, and Toby Mac, when possible. He had a firm, lifelong relationship with Christ and took comfort in his faith. He grew up attending Christ's Community United Methodist Church, but enjoyed his time as a greeter at Central United Methodist Church, of Webb City.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bradley K McGowan; grandparents, Dave McGowan, and Neil and Sue Davis.
Survivors include his parents, Scott and Becky Steubing, of Joplin; sister, Catherine Steubing, of New York City, N.Y.; grandparents, Dee McGowan, of Claremore, Okla., Bob and Claudia Grey, of Joplin; uncle, Bradley Davis and wife, Candy, of Mansfield, Ark.; aunt, Rebecca Holman and uncle, Todd Holman, of Steele, Mo.
Funeral services will be Friday, August 10th, at 4 p.m. at Christ's Community United Methodist Church, of Joplin, with Rev. Chris Sloan officiating.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on August 7, 2018
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Christina McCarty
Aug 15, 2018
I miss you Buddy! Becky you were such a good mother to Ben. Love you all. ❤🐔
Bobbie Gott
Aug 13, 2018
Becky I have been your friend on fb and have watched your troubles up and down and your triumphs. You was a wonderful wonderful mother to Ben. He knew that I hope u did. I seen so much love and compassion in you and your pics he had an awesome mom and family. Try to remember the good times. I know there was many. I loved the pic of him with the guinee pigs that smile on his face. You are the one that put it on his face mom. He is in no more pain. And he is running and walking in heaven with our Lord. He is always with us. My heart goes out to you and your family.
Melanie Mackie
Aug 08, 2018
Sending Love and prayers ❤ Running in Paradise now buddy. RIP.
Dana and J.J. Lee we will miss you Ben. Running in heaven you are free.
Aug 07, 2018
Shelli Grady
Aug 07, 2018
Our condolences to the family.

Shelli and Erik
Duchenne Family
Elvira camacho
Aug 07, 2018
Sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you! ❤
Jane Parris Hertz
Aug 07, 2018
What a beautiful tribute to an amazing son and brother. His brief presence in my life has left a forever mark and I will remember his desire to live life to its fullest. Your unbelievable support allowed him to make forever memories and you will keep his memories alive.
Nicki Robison
Aug 07, 2018
So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Ben is finally free from this horrible disease. Happy for Ben, but sad for your family.....
Maribel Lozada
Aug 07, 2018
Sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with you