Personalized memorial honoring Deputy Darren Goforth placed at gravesite

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Personalized memorial placed at the grave of Deputy Darren Goforth. (KTRK)

It's been almost two years since Deputy Darren Goforth was killed in the line of duty.

A personalized memorial donated by Watson Signs and Monuments and Schlitzberger and Daughters Monument Company was placed at his grave Wednesday. The memorial was also designed by Goforth's widow.

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"To see a business owner just step up and take care of that, take care of that for the family and to make a lasting memorial is pretty extraordinary," Lt. Don Savell said.

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The monument includes a wrench that represents Goforth's love for tinkering with engines and a candy dish. The candy dish is a reminder of the times he spoiled his children with candy.

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