On February 12, 1955, he married Zuelma Simpson of Greeneville. They were married for 57 years. He was a dedicated Christian and was very active in his local church by serving as song leader, teacher and elder.
He is survived by his wife, Zuelma; daughters Barbara (Tony) Bellione, Martha (Ronnie) Norman and Mary (Ritchie) Beard; grandchildren Carrie (Eric) Garcia, John (Sara Beth) Farrow, Benjamin Webb, Mary Beth (Ryan) Davis, James Farrow, Ryan (Kathryn) Norman, Ritchie (Ashleigh) Beard and Lindsay Beard; great grandchildren Jackson Davis, Benjamin Davis, James Norman, Sienna Garcia and Ruby Davis; and his sister Ann Paty.
He preceded in death by his parents Ada and Earl Goodall; brothers Will Edward Goodall and Jack Goodall; and sisters, Era Earl Denton, Dorothy Martin and Martha Bobo.
He was a very good and honorable man who will be missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, June 10 at the Ligon and Bobo Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street, Lebanon. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Monday, June 11, at Highland Heights Church of Christ.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon in charge of arrangements.