Cortez Pierre Goffer was born on July 21,1988 to Pamela Goffer of Alexander City, AL and Michael (Tracey) Stone of Sylacauga, AL. He was the middle child of three children. He graduated in 2006 with an advanced diploma from Alabama School of Mathematics and Science, Mobile, Alabama. He participated in the Boys Cross Country team. After graduation, he received an academic and band scholarship to Alabama A&M University Huntsville, Alabama.
He leaves to cherish his memories: Pamela Goffer of Alexander City, AL and Michael (Tracey) Stone of Sylacauga, AL. Two sisters, Teela and Tamara Goffer of Alexander City, AL. One niece, Kiumore Murphy of Alexander City, AL. One grandmother, Janie Jennings and a special uncle, Toreaton Jennings of Sylacauga, AL. A special friend, Jordan Webb of Charlotte, North Carolina. A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends that will cherish his memories forever.