REFORM, Ala. -- Funeral services were held Friday morning, December 12 at the Skelton Funeral Home in Reform, Alabama for Mr. Goodman, 74, of Lebanon.
Formerly of Carrollton, Alabama, and a US Army veteran, "Ray" passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at his home after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Born May 9, 1934, in Pickens County, Ala., he was the son of the late Albert Manus Goodman and Lorene P. Nixon. He was a 1952 graduate of Carrollton High School and a devoted member of the Mt. Hebron Primitive Baptist Church. He retired from United Technologies as an inspector.
Funeral services were conducted by Eld. Chris Hollingsworth and Eld. Bobby Payne. Interment followed in the Chapel Hill Cemetery in Fayette County, Ala.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years Gracy B. Robertson Goodman; children Marty (Debbie) Goodman and Donna Jo (Marlin) McCool -- all of Gordo, AL; stepchildren Joan Howard of Lebanon and Larry Howard of Nashville; sister Patsy (Curtis) Parham of Gordo, Ala.; five grandchildren and a great grandchild.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Goodman was preceded in death by a son Danny Ray Goodman and sister Lela Sue Goodman.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.