Everett B. Goodman, 98 (almost 99) of Lakeland, FL, formerly of Mooresville, Indiana, died May 16, 2020 in Lakeland Regional Hospital. Everett was born July 2, 1921 in rural Green County, Indiana to the late Edwin and Jennie (Andis) Goodman.
He married Margaret (Hamilton) Goodman on April 30, 1948, she preceded him in death in 2009. Everett was a Set Up Machinist for the Diamond Chain Company for 38 years. He was a member of the First Christian Church, Mooresville, Indiana.
He was an avid card player and always played to win. Visits were not complete if you hadn’t set around the table for a few rounds of euchre, dominos, or bridge. He enjoyed watching basketball & baseball and in his younger years made several trips to watch the Cincinnati Reds play.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his brother Harold Goodman and his sister Meredith (Goodman) Carr.
Survivors include Jan Irons (David) of Neoga, Illinois and son Jeff Goodman (Tammy), of Mooresville Indiana. Five grandchildren Alison Kostka (Dan), Jenni Goodman (Brandon Clore), Billy Griffin (Laura), Jessica Goodman and Jaclyn Adkins (Kyle). Plus, five great grandsons, Rowan, Drew, Chase, Alex and William.
Other family survivors include Everett’s sisters Irene (Goodman)Bedwell of Sullivan, Indiana and Phyllis (Goodman)Mefford of Oolitic,Indiana and numerous nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held at White Lick Cemetery at 1 PM Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Jeff Faull will officiate the graveside service. Memorial contributions may Mt. Gilead Church or First Christian Church both in Mooresville Indiana in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are entrusted to Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory. Please visit www.carlislebranson.com to sign the guestbook or to share a memory.
White Lick Cemetery