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The Sun-Times - Heber Springs, AR
  • Obituary for James N. Goff

  • James N. Goff died June 16, 2013
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  • James N. Goff, 82, died Sunday, June 16, at his home in Heber Springs with
his loving wife of 51 years, Margaret, at his side.
Jim, who was born Feb. 8, 1931, in Quitman, Arkansas, was a caring husband,
father, grandfather and friend who enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his
garden and spending time with his family. He especially loved watching his
grandson play baseball.
Jim spent more than 30 years delivering freight for Plant Truck Line in Heber
Springs and was a member of Howard General Baptist Church in Quitman.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Goff, his mother, Dulcie Goff,
and a sister, Maxine Morgan.
Jim is survived by his wife Margaret (McGehee) Goff of Heber Springs; son
Eddie Goff  and his wife, Debbie, and son, Evan, all of Bee Branch; and son
Steven Goff of Sherwood.
Other survivors include his brother Otis Goff of Quitman and sisters Lou
Eva Kennedy of Quitman; Jessie Stark of North Little Rock; Nina Norman of
Atwater, Calif.; Barbara Dutra of Atwater, Calif.; and Sylvia Schmidt of
Atwater, Calif. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Olmstead Funeral
Home in Heber Springs, officiated by Bro. Terry Mote, with burial at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens in Heber Springs. Stanley Kennedy, John Kerr, Michael Morton, Donald Ray Rowlett, Larry D. Goff, and Larry Joe Goff will serve as pallbearers.  Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Olmstead Funeral Home.  www.olmstead.cc

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