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George K. Goodall, Sr.

February 14, 1947 - January 16, 2015

George K. Goodall, Sr., 67, died at 9:30 am Friday, January 16, 2015 at his home.  He was born February 14, 1947 in Springfield to Richard Franklin and Martha Ellen Hardy Goodall.  He married Helen (Morrow) Goodall on March 4, 1968 and she preceded him in death in 2013.  Also preceding him in death were his parents, three brothers, five sisters, a great granddaughter and two nephews.

Surviving are five children, Shelly Burg of Springfield, George K. Goodall, Jr. of Riverton, Raymond K. (Kristina) Goodall of Springfield, Jacqueline (Will) Al Momani of Springfield and Roxanna (Dave) VanHyning of Jacksonville; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice (Don) Peek of Loami; brother, Raymond H. (Marilyn) Goodall of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

George was an avid race car driver.  He loved racing, building racecars and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was an auto mechanic and he and his wife co-owned and operated Goodall Janitorial Service.

Memorial Gathering:   10 am – 12 Noon, Friday, January 23, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorial Service:  12 Noon, Friday, January 23, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Bliss officiating.  Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 23, 2015

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to The Lung Association for Cancer Research.

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