Alvin Richard Goldberg November 11, 1924 - Dec- ember 18, 2012 Alvin, born on November 11, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio, passed away on Dec- ember 18, 2012. Alvin recently celebrated his 88th birthday. Alvin was the oldest of five brothers. He married his wife Evelyn in 1946 and both traveled the world together. Evelyn preceded Alvin in death in 2005. He devoted himself and cared for Evelyn full time during the last years of her life. The couple moved to California in 1946 after Alvin served our country in the Navy from 1943-1946 during WW II. Thereafter, he opened one of the most successful produce brokerage businesses in the Central Valley. Since 1965, he achieved the highest rating in the produce industry. Alvin was a member of Scottish Rite, Masons and a Shriner. He was a lifetime member of Belmont Country Club and the Indian Wells Country Club where he and Evelyn would spend the winter months together. He was a member of Temple Beth Israel, B'Nai Brith, and many other organizations that he graciously contributed to. Alvin is survived by his daughter Barbara Michner and her husband Stan of Visalia; his son Rennie Goldberg of Fresno; his four grandchildren who he adored Melissa Morgan and her husband Michael, Kimberly Eubank and her husband Nick, Chad and Blakely Goldberg. Alvin was then blessed with two great grandchildren, Savannah Morgan and Jack Eubank. while golfing was his passion, family meant everything to him. Funeral services will be held at Lisle Funeral Home, Friday, December 21, 2012 at 11:00 am. Interment Beth Israel Cemetery and followed by a reception at a location to be announced. Remembrances may be sent to Temple Beth Israel, 6622 N. Maroa Ave., Fresno, CA 93704 or to the donor's favorite charity. Lisle Funeral Home www.bakersfield.com/obits
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Published in Bakersfield Californian on December 20, 2012