John Henry Goodman

Published 11:07 pm Thursday, August 16, 2018

John Henry Goodman, 80, passed away Aug. 15, 2018, in his home. John Henry was a native of Nansemond County and was a son of the late Charlie and Emma Ellis Goodman. He was also predeceased by his wife, Charlotte Holt Goodman; a son, Keith Holt “Puddin” Goodman; a brother, Thomas Goodman; and two sisters, Louise Pierce and Elizabeth Jones. John Henry was a former Suffolk fireman, a long time farmer, and was the owner of Goodman and Son Farm Service. He was a member of the Suffolk Moose Lodge and the Holland Volunteer Fire Department.

Left to cherish his memory is one son, Winston T. “Tommy” Goodman (Pamela); two grandchildren, Skylar Tate Goodman and Winston “Chad” Goodman; former daughter-in-law, Wanda Goodman Dickey; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Dr. Dave Meadors officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home and at other times at Tommy and Pam’s home at 4009 Manning Road, Suffolk. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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