Mr. Victor R. “Dick” Goodman, age 72, Jonesborough, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Johnson City Medical Center after a battle with cancer.
Mr. Goodman was born in Brazil, Indiana and son of the late Victor R. Goodman, Sr. & Maude (Prichard) Goodman.
He was a member of Holston Valley Unitarian Universal Church.
Mr. Goodman enjoyed volunteering for Meals on Wheels and Jonesborough Food Pantry. He was an avid reader and appreciated lively, interesting conversations.
He will be dearly missed by all.
Survivors include his devoted and loving wife, Cynthia Goodman, Jonesborough; children, Tracy and Michael; three grandchildren, Sarah, Kristina and Mikey; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanne & Galen Potts and Virginia Roesler and the late Elmo; special sister-in-law, Dolores Carlson and the late Thomas; brother-in-law, Richard (Mary) Adams; sister-in-law, the late Marlene Adams; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and good friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in his memory to Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, 136 Bob Jobe Rd, Johnson City, TN 37615
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
|So sad to hear the news about Victor. He was always such a
bright part of my day when he came in for his bagel or muffin
at Panera. All of us day shift girls enjoyed his bright smile &
kindness. I loved chatting with him & serving him breakfast.
Definitely one of my favorite customers & is greatly missed! |
| Cynthia My heart hurts for you
Dick was a giant among men.Always ready
To help. And his humor was always
There to make you chuckle.
He is missed. The best brother
In law in the world
|Please accept my deepest sympathy for the Goodman
family. May you cherish the memories you shared
together. Revelation 21:4|
||Sharon and David Perot
|Dick was our friend and neighbor for several years
in Jonesborough. We always loved having him in our
home. Dick was a person who always had an upbeat
attitude, even if things were not going to his
liking. You could always count on Dick to bring a
valuable perspective to any conversation, and do
it with a smile.
Here is an example of who Dick was: Not too long
ago David was at work in Johnson City when Sharon
had a medical emergency at home which required an
immediate trip to the emergency room. She was in a
lot of pain and in no condition to drive. Dick was
driving by and when he learned of the situation he
immediately took Sharon to the hospital and stayed
with her until David could get there.
That's the kind of thing Dick did all the time,
and to him it was no big deal. But it was to us.
Our hearts go out especially to Cynthia. Our
circle of friends and neighbors has suffered a
great loss. Farewell Dick, it was our honor and
privilege to know you.
Sharon and David Perot|
||Linda Williams. email@example.com
|To the family of Mr. Victor R. Goodman. just to bring a little comfort that God promise there will be a resurrection. Acts 24:15. When you can go the jw.org to find out more. Have a good day.|
|It was such a pleasure to have Dick as our next door neighbor
and dear friend here in Tennessee. He had a great sense of
humor and simply enjoyed people. Our golden retriever would
run to greet Dick every time she saw him, and he always love
on her and say "how's my girl". Dick is missed terribly, but we
will think of him and smile, as he always brightened our day. |
||Samuel Richard Goodman
|Our condolences and sympathies to Dick's wife, children and grandchildren. It has been quite awhile since I had seen and talked with Dick. My father was Dick's Uncle Sam. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. |
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