Ruben Cheatham

November 8, 1967 - March 26, 2024

Service Details

Relatives and friends may call Tuesday April 2, 2024 from 3-7 at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street.

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of Ruben Cheatham

Ruben Cheatham age 56 passed away peacefully March 26, 2024 following a long illness. He was born November 8, 1967 in Lockport, New York. He was the son of the late Richard Cheatham and Elizabeth Wright.

Ruben is survived by his wife Delphine (Barton) of Lockport. He leaves a daughter Katelyn and a son Ruben Jr. Ruben was the grandfather of A’niyah and A’Kaden. Ruben leaves a dear companion Delenda Bianachi.

Ruben is the beloved brother of Richard E (Amy) and brother-in-law of Jeanie Harris. He was predeceased by a brother Jerry Harris of Riverside, California. Ruben leaves a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Ruben previously worked at Superior Powder and Coating. He attended Lockport schools and graduated at Lockport High School. He loved sports and telling long stories that were funny. He loved listening to ministry on YouTube. Ruben will truly be missed by his loved ones.

Relatives and friends may call Tuesday April 2, 2024 from 3-7 at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, 70 Niagara Street.


  1. Steven Morse on March 28, 2024 at 5:48 pm

    I always had good times and conversations with Ruben, One of my long time child hood RB Kelly friends, I will miss him allways enjoyed a good laugh with him. So sad

  2. Kathleen shanley on March 29, 2024 at 9:06 am

    Rich & Amy. So sorry for your loss. Thoughts & prayers to all of you.
    Kay & Dick

  3. David and Chris Haynes on April 1, 2024 at 1:14 pm

    In this sorrowful time, sending thoughts of comfort and hope that you find strength to get through the difficult days ahead. Our sincere condolences go out to The Cheatham Family. May Ruben rest in peace and may God watch over The Cheatham Family at this most difficult time!

  4. Faith Hillman, class of 1985. on April 2, 2024 at 7:26 am

    Ruben had a great sense of humor. He was kind and compassionate to other people, the thing I
    Will remember the most about him is that he always stuck up to bullies of other people. So sorry for your loss. He was a great friend to others.

  5. John Blackmon on April 2, 2024 at 12:52 pm

    My deepest condolences to the Cheatham Family. It was a privilege and honor to have known Ruben and l will cherish the memories we shared my friend Rubes , you always made me laugh. You will be truly missed.

  6. Steve Kidney on April 2, 2024 at 3:56 pm


  7. Kathleen Castle on April 2, 2024 at 7:03 pm

    A real friend.. although we haven’t spoken in 6 or 7 years you were always a good friend. You will be missed.. much love. Thoughts and prayers go out to lil Ruben from Joshua and Courtney ❤️

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