Jimmy Earl Goodhart

May 16, 2019

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.