|Henry S. Goodnight, 75, of Macfarlan, W.Va., died July 5, 2004, in Parkersburg. |
He was born Jan. 7, 1929, at Freed, Calhoun County. Mr. Goodnight was the son of the late Ray and Dora Mathess Goodnight. He was a steel worker by trade, employed by Republic Steel, Massillon, Ohio; he served in the U.S. Marine Corps; and attended the Bethel Chapel United Methodist Church, Dutchman, W.Va.
Mr. Goodnight is survived by his wife of 53 years, Clarissa "Sis" Strickling Goodnight; one son and daughter-in-law, Timothy and Jane Goodnight of Bolivar, Ohio; two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy Lea and Fred Messenger of Massillon and Robin and John Parks of Bolivar; a nephew, who had resided with the Goodnight family for several years, Gary Jones of Parkersburg; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several other nephews and nieces.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Goodnight was preceded in death by two children, a daughter, Anita Jo Goodnight, and a son, Mitchell Scott Goodnight; three sisters, Maxine Woods, Edith Collins and Madeline Taylor; and three brothers, John Goodnight, Olin Goodnight and "Pete" Goodnight.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bethel Chapel United Methodist Church, Dutchman, W.Va., with the Rev. Frank Plybon officiating. Interment will be at Hartley Cemetery, Brohard, Wirt County, W.Va. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. today at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville and from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.