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Howard (Gene) Goodman 1927 - 2014

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March 05, 2014
Today I buried my daddy On, March 5, 2014 we went on his last journey. We had numerous cruises together. He loved the sea since he was a sailor in World War ll. We said goodbye to a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and father-in-law. He was a best friend to his son-in-laws and a friend to all who knew him. He had his priorities straight, His faith in God, and his promise to love, honor, and cherish with extraordinary love and tender care of his wife Elizabeth Goodman (Bunkle). Gene (daddy) provided for and guided his children, Carol Bompart, Jessica (Donnie) Tarkington and me Rosie (Willie) Wright to adulthood. We stopped looking at him as just Dad, but also our friend. He loved his cousin (Mattie Kemp) as a sister. He cherished time with his family and their families. He never met a stranger He loved everybody. He always had stories to share. His love for his family was well known. This included his grandchildren, Tim (Tracy), Mark, (Christie), Cynthia and Mike (Holly) and his great grandchildren Stormi, T.J., Alexandria, and Brooklyn and Haley. He had a genuine smile and a twinkle in his brown eyes. A nicer man, you'll never meet. He loved meeting people and travelling across the World. He was honest, kind, content, and loving. He died with nobility and dignity. He fought a valiant fight but in the end, he was ready to go home. He asks Jesus to come and get him. Where we know he was received with a victorious reception. While we are relieved that his suffering has ended, our hearts are heavy and broken. He will be sorely missed. Tonight the circle of family is broken but we know we will see daddy again. We will all carry his love in our heart.
March 03, 2014
We remember Gene greeting us each Sunday morning to welcome us to worship. Our sympathy and blessings to you Elizabeth and your family.
Roy and Cassandra Dickson
March 02, 2014
Carol, I am sorry for your loss. Love you and miss you!
March 02, 2014
Crossing the Bar

Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning of the bar,
When I put out to sea,

But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
Too full for sound and foam,
When that which drew from out the boundless deep
Turns again home.

Twilight and evening bell,
And after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark;

For tho' from out our bourne of Time and Place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my Pilot face to face
When I have crost the bar.

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Poetry Foundation
March 02, 2014
Mr.Gene used to hang out by our street, keeping an eye on things. I miss our visits while out for a walk. B&K Howell.
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