Updated: Mar 11, 2022
Saturday March 12th, 2022
Alan R Core Funeral Home Chapel
Our dearly beloved Keith Robert Goss, affectionately known as Keko, Kiki, Unc, Dad, Lil’Keith, and others, was born in Buffalo, NY on September 30, 1968. Keith suddenly made his transition to eternal rest on Monday, February 14, 2022. He was 53 years old. Keith was well known. He was charismatic, affectionate and was very passionate about taking care of his children, siblings and family. Keith attended Buffalo Public Schools and he aspired to be a successful entrepreneur. Over the years, Keith obtained several business related certificates and had various entrepreneurial enterprises and interests, such as Jani-King (a janitorial business), KeKo Cuts, a landscaping business, and most recently, an R&B promotions company. Keith also loved to cook. He had a culinary arts degree and was planning to open a food truck business in the near future. Keith was a loyal and extremely protective father and brother. Even as a child, he would make sure his sisters were safe and cared for, and when possible, he was present for all family events, gatherings, and celebrations. Keith also loved to travel, listen to music, and especially make money. He enjoyed going to the Casino and taking short impromptu trips to Las Vegas and New York City with his boys. Keith was preceded in death by his parents Keith Robert Mabry and Shirley Ann McCray, his loving paternal grandmother, Virginia Dunlop (Nano), his grandfather Robert William Mabry (Louise), his maternal grandmother Marie McCray and sister Karen Regina Moore. Keith leaves to mourn his passing: His loving wife of 23 years, Mia Ayers Goss; his beloved children: Rakim Goss, Jonathan Munez, Karon Goss, Jasmine Peterson, Nasar Goss, Kia Goss, blended family Rafeal Suarez, Rahim Lopez, Nia Vidal; Grandchildren: Lanyah, Yezliris, Zaniyah Goss, Rakim Goss, Jr., Karon Goss, Jr., Kanye Goss, Olivia Peterson and Aniylah Brown, blended gr
andchildren Santana Lynn and Rafeal Suarez, Jessy Buchanan, Samiya Suarez; Brothers; Tyrone Goss (Joyce) and Ronald Smith (Carla); Sisters: Dorothy Goss-Crosby, Iola Goss, Shirley Rogers (Forrest), Andrea Smith, Tishea Durham, Jaleen Mabry, Yasmine Mabry, Amina Mabry, Kareema Mabry, and a vast host of other nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends, and associates. Keith R. Goss will be profoundly missed!