Ralph Gilbert "Buck" Goodlet, 81, of Smithfield, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville.
Buck is the son of the late Charles Albert and Mallie (Williams) Goodlet, he was a mechanic and a member of Smithfield Christian Church. Buck was a Master Mason in the Pewee Valley Lodge # 829 for over 47 years. He was a member of the Tri-State Antique Engine Club, (ACME) Antique Coffee Grinder Club and enjoyed traveling across the United States and Canada pursuing his hobbies.
Buck is preceded in death by a daughter, Milinda Frances (Goodlet) Guffy; step-son Joseph (Scott) Kaelin and a sister, Martha Jean Brooks.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mildred (Graff Kaelin) Goodlet; son, James Carlton Goodlet; step-sons; Raymond L. Kaelin of Louisville, John Robert Kaelin of San Antonio, Texas; step-daughter, Karen (Joe) Michaels of Hiwassee, Ga.; sister, Mary Frances Allen of La Grange; brother, Ray Thomas Goodlet of LaGrange; seven step-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandshildren.
Services were Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home, officiated by Pastor Steve Thurman of Smithfield Christian Church.