Jimmy Earl Goodhart
Services for Jimmy Earl Goodhart, 79, of Jacksonville, IL, formerly
of Perry, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 at Bienhoff
Funeral Home in Vandalia with Brother Kenny Haddock officiating. Burial
will be in Wolfe Cemetery in Perry.
Visitation will be from Noon until the time of the service at the
funeral home Friday.
Mr. Goodhart passed away at 8:24 p.m. May 14, 2019 at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield, IL with his family at his side.
He was born the in Perry on February 13, 1940, the ninth son of Bill
and Bessie Krigbaum Goodhart.
Survivors included: one son, Rick Goodhart of Vandalia; one sister,
Shirley Elliott of Bowling Green; a special companion, Donna Cockerill
of Jacksonville, IL; her son, Marty Cockerill of Jacksonville, IL; her
daughter, Teresa (Mike) Tendrick of Naples, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by eight brothers and three sisters.
Mr. Goodhart was primarily a lifetime area resident, but spent time
in Jacksonville, IL and Naples, FL. He was a Christian by faith and a
graduate of Perry High School. He worked for 23 years as a brick setter
for C.E. Refractories. He loved hunting, fishing, games of chance and
spending time with family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Marty Cockerill, Dustin Pennell, Merle James,
Larry Nation, Marty Nation and Sam Chatman.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wolfe Cemetery, % HNB Bank, PO
Box 378, Perry, MO 63462.
Online condolences may be made at www.bienhofffuneralhome.com.
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