Guy Eugene Goddard, 77, of the Magnetic Springs area, died Monday evening (May 6, 2013) at his home surrounded by his loving family.
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He was born Dec. 8, 1935, in Putnam County, W.Va. to the late Grant Wesley and Selma Vay (Jividen) Goddard. He was also predeceased by one sister, Ellen Epps.
On July 24, 1955, in Ostrander he married the former Claudette Jane Kay Teets and she survives; also surviving are their four children: Candy Jane Goddard of Ostrander, Christine V. (Steven) Clark of Marysville, Gary E. Goddard of Indiana and Thomas G. (Theresa Kathleen) Goddard of Marysville; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers: Thurman (Pam) Goddard of Pandora and Don (Darlene) Goddard of Richwood; three sisters: Maybelle (George) Bredsten of Cordova, Tenn., Lana (Paul) Fowler of Richwood and Paulette (Doug) Halterman of Troy.
Guy was a meat cutter for the Kroger Co. for over 45 years, working at the Marysville, Delaware and Bucyrus stores. He was also a farmer and longtime member of the Pharisburg United Methodist Church. Guy was a former Boy Scout Leader and had coached baseball in Magnetic Springs and Marysville. He was also known to be quite the handyman.
Guy enjoyed Country and Western music, camping, boating, traveling and was a Civil War history buff.
Funeral services will be held Friday May 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Pharisburg U.M. Church with Pastor Judy Cramer officiating, burial will follow in the Mapledell Cemetery near Magnetic Springs. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Pharisburg United Methodist Church for a future shelter house at 13317 St. Rt. 347 Marysville, Ohio 43040
Remembrances and Condolences may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on May 8, 2013