John C. Goodrick

John C. Goodrick, 44

John C. Goodrick, 44, of Lafayette, formerly of West Lebanon, passed away in his home at 11:06 a.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012. Born May 7, 1968, in Danville, Ill., he was the son of John D. Goodrick of West Lebanon, and Kathy (Meyer) Clark of Covington. He was a 1986 graduate of Seeger High School and graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Electrical Engineering. John was an electrician for Wabash National for 20 years. John served actively in Desert Storm with the 209th National Guard Army for 4 years.

He married Heather Owen on August 19, 2011, in Williamsport, and she survives.

John enjoyed country and western music, camping, and spending time with his family. He was a fan of the University of Illinois sports, the Chicago Bears and the Miami Heat.

Surviving with his wife and parents are his children: Carrie and Erin Goodrick both of Lafayette; 3 step-children: Joshua Campbell, Jared Dever and Danielle Dever all of Lafayette; 2 brothers: Dennis Hall (wife, Marian) of Las Vegas and Joseph Goodrick (wife, Gayle) of Terre Haute; 2 step-sisters: Tena Maxfield (husband, Rodney) of Covington, and Marsha Lamb (husband, David) of Kingman; 3 grandchildren: Cory, Jaime, and Marshall; his wife's parents, Robert and Debora Owen of Lafayette and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, James Clark; a cousin, Bill Satterfield; and his maternal grandparents.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
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Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2012