Fred T. Goodman, Jr.,86, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Heritage Center in Evansville. He was born January 30, 1927 in New Harmony, IN.
He retired from Indiana Bell after 43 years. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, VFW 1114, American Legion Funkhouser Post, Telephone Pioneers, and the National Rifle Association. Fred did volunteer work for the Tri-State Food Bank. He was an avid historian. His proudest accomplishment second to his lifelong sweetheart and caretaker, was serving in the U.S. Army during WWII.
He was preceded in death by parents, Fred T. Goodman, Sr. and Aline Bundy Goodman.
Fred is survived by his wife of 66 years, Emma Jean Goodman; son, Keith R. Goodman, New York, NY; very special friends and caretakers, Susan & Ron Jesop and their children, Matthew (Michelle) & Ryan (Casie) Jesop; Bridgette (Harris) Howerton; Stan & Dana Newingham, and their children, Brandy (Corey) Wilkinson and Jennifer Newingham; nieces, Tina Ritter, Tammy Elmendorf, Beth Herrin, Becky Klopfestein; nephew, Bill Hutton; cousins, Danny and Marilyn Atchison, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2:00PM Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Alexander West Chapel officiated by Rev. Jeff Long with burial in Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit Saturday from 11AM until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Tri-State Foodbank; HonorFlight.org
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Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.
Alexander Memorial Park Burial Location: Section #4, Lot 33A, Space 3