Robert Kent Goodloe
1946 - 2020
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Robert Kent Goodloe, Jr.

Knoxville - Robert Kent Goodloe, born October 4, 1946, entered Heaven on Wednesday, May 06, 2020. Kent served in the U.S. Army and was later employed by Premier Parking for more than 20 years where his friendly personality and warm smile allowed him to form many friendships. He faithfully attended Foster Chapel Baptist Church and was an avid University of Tennessee fan.

Kent wore many hats, but his most important and favorite roles were husband to devoted wife Elizabeth "Toni" for 52 years and father to Kentrice "Treecie" Goodloe Elder. He was not only a loving and devoted husband and father, but he was also a proud grandfather to Kent and Genesis Elder and was excitingly awaiting the arrival of his first great grandchild, Kenlei Elder.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosella Williams; mother-in-law, Velma Phillips; aunt, Hattie Willis and cousin, Mozella Howell.

He leaves to cherish his memory: wife, daughter, grandchildren, and great-granddaughter, adopted son, Donnell (Melinda) Smith; brothers-in-law, Baffin (Octavia) Harper and Ivan (Belinda) Smith; sisters-in-law, Chryall White and Tanya (Joseph) Tolbert; many nieces and nephews; devoted cousins, Carolyn (Richard) Wright, Joyce Dean (Alvincent) Felder, Linda (Amega) Robinson, Ida (Carl) McAnnley, Robert Lewis, Shelverton Willis and Elizabeth Willis; close friends, Gerald, Jimmy and Marshall Henley, Charles Carson, James Hodge, Gordon and Kathy Davis; extended family to include Premier Parking, Foster Chapel Baptist Church and Brian Buckmon; special friends and visitors of Fort Sanders Hospital.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, family and friends may view from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Foster Chapel Baptist Church, 2101 Ault Road, Knoxville, TN where there will be limited capacity and social distancing in place. A private graveside will follow. During this time, we will remain in compliance with the Governor's Executive Order #17 (COVID-19). Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or and mandated by the CDC and Governor of Tennessee.

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from May 23 to May 24, 2020.
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May 28, 2020
We are sorry to hear about the passing of Robert. We both are long times members of Foster Chapel Church.
We will be keeping you in our thought and prayers.
Ira Grimes Family
May 27, 2020
Prayers for your family during this difficult time.I will miss his good morning smile and friendship. May God give you peace and comfort.
Robin Denton
May 26, 2020
May God strengthen you in your sorrow.Cherry Street Church of God Mother's Board.
Elder E.Satterfield--Pastor
A. Dubose
May 26, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Marvin Kemp
May 25, 2020
douglas chandler
May 25, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
douglas chandler
May 25, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Lee Dave
May 24, 2020
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Debra Agnew and Family
May 24, 2020
Toni praying for God to give you strength during this time. I have know Robert most of my live I always remember him coming to Mrs. Hattie Willis house because Ida Bell and I were classmate and friends.When ever I parked at Fort Sanders we always talked. He will be missed very much. May God comfort you during this time.
Thelma Baxter
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