CHESAPEAKE - Chesapeake, VA, 70, a lifetime resident of Newport News and Hampton, VA, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2014. For the last two years, he lived with his brother Ray Goff and sister-in-law Ginny Goff in Chesapeake, VA, while being treated for numerous cancers. He was preceded in death by a sister Joanne Goff Parrott, and parents Raymond and Mildred Goff. Wayne was a graduate of Newport News High School Class of 1961, and also a graduate of NASA's Apprentice School, Langley Field, VA, where he worked for many years. Most recently Wayne was employed by Yorktown Naval Weapons Center. Wayne also served in the USMC Reserve Unit in Newport News. He coached numerous youth basketball teams as a volunteer. Wayne loved all sports and especially enjoyed playing golf. He was also an avid fisherman and knew all of the hot spots in the bay. Wayne is survived by his brother, Ray Goff, sister-in-law Ginny Goff, nieces Cindy Goff Orner and Sharon Goff, nephew Chuck Parrott, and many cousins in Mathews, Gloucester, and Chesapeake, VA, Maryland, Florida, Arizona, and Kentucky. A Celebration of Life service will be at the Peninsula Funeral Home in Newport News on Saturday, April 5, 2014. Visitation with the family will begin at 10:15 A.M. The service will begin at 11:00 A.M. followed by interment at Peninsula Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society
in memory of Wayne.