.            Lawrence Goad, 1930 - 2014, s/o Ellis Robert Goad
.                                                                                                        (INDEX)
.                                                                  author: Michael D. Nestor, email: mdn3557@yahoo.com

F724   Lawrence Goad,8                                         F72   (Ellis,7,Robert,6,Isaac,5,Aaron,4,Robert,3,Abraham,2,Abraham,1)
.                 b 14 Nov 1930 Mullens, Wyoming Co, WVa; d 25 Feb 2014 Beckley (SSDI WVa), bur Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley,
.                    Raleigh Co, WVa.
.                 m 31 Mar 1956 Wyoming Co to Betty Jean Lawson, div, b 30 Nov 1933 Caretta, d 9 Feb 2015 (not in SSDI), bur Blue Ridge
.                     Memorial Gardens, d/o Victor and Lawson Sybil Sampson.

.                 Of Mullens in 2000, 2014.

.                 Wyoming Co Soldier's Discharge Bk 12, p 14: Lawrence Goad, b 1931 Beckley, inducted into Army on 7 Aug 1952 Beckley, sep
.                 16 Jul 1954, CPL.

.                 issue:

1.   Darlene Gaye Goad, b 1957 Mullens, m 12 Feb 1977 Wyoming Co to Jonathan Lee McKinney, b 1958 Beckley, s/o Gran-
.                       ville McKinney and Eva Neil Webb.  Of Winston-Salem, NC in 2014.
.                       issue:
a.   Alan McKinney, m Carol ____.
b.   Chris McKinney, m Christy ____.

2.   Donna Kay Goad, b 1958 Mullens, m Floyd Belmar Royse, b ca 1959.  Of Mullens in 2014.
.                       issue:
a.   Derek Royse.  
b.   Chad Royse.  

3.   Dennis Ray Goad, b 28 Feb 1964 Mullens, d 28 May 2005 (SSDI WVa), m Annette Yvonne ____, b ca 1967.
.                       issue:
a.   Jason Goad.  
b.   Erika Goad.  
c.   Jared Goad.  

.                  Ref:  1.   Tankersley Funeral Home website:  On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Lawrence Goad, 83, of Mullens was called to his
.                                 Heavenly home to be reunited with his son, Dennis. He passed away at Beckley VA Medical Center after a long illness.
.                                 Born November 24, 1930 at Mullens, he was the son of the late Ellis Robert and Nancy Whitt Goad. In addition to his
.                                 parents he is preceded in death by his loving son, Dennis Goad and his siblings, Omer Goad, Jessie Goad, and Harrison
.                                 Goad. Lawrence was a man who valued family above all else. A US Army Veteran having served during the Korean
.                                 Conflict, he was dedicated to being a devoted husband to his wife of 57 years and a loving father to his children. Law-
.                                 rence was always jolly, but he was his happiest at family gatherings. He loved an opportunity to joke, tell stories, and
.                                 laugh. He spent his later years gardening, watching westerns, and enjoying the company of his grandchildren. Lawrence
.                                 was also a devoted Christian, who loved reading his Bible and attending Herndon Freewill Baptist Church. Mr. Goad
.                                 was always a pleasure to be around and he leaves behind many who will miss the laughter of Lawrence, Daddy, or
.                                 Pawpaw. Lawrence was a former salesman for Mullens Hardware and having last worked for McKinney Furniture,
.                                 Mullens. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Betty Goad; daughters, Darlene McKinney and her hus-
.                                 band, Jonathan of Winston Salem and Donna Royse and her husband, Floyd of Mullens; a sister, Winnie Linkous of
.                                 Mullens; grandchildren, Jason Goad, Alan McKinney and wife, Carol, Chris McKinney and wife, Christy, Derek
.                                 Royse, Chad Royse, Erika Goad, and Jared Goad; great grandchildren, Hunter McKinney, Natalie McKinney, Skylar
.                                 McKinney, Alona McKinney, Braxton McKinney; and daughter-in-law, Annette Goad. A celebration of the life of
.                                 Lawrence Goad will be conducted at 12 Noon, Friday, February 28, 2014 at Herndon Freewill Baptist Church, Hern-
.                                 don with Rev. William O. Tolliver officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley. Friends may
.                                 call one hour prior to services Friday at the church. Pallbearers will be Floyd Royse, Jonathan McKinney, Jason Goad,
.                                 Alan McKinney, Chris McKinney, Derek Royse, Chad Royse, and Jared Goad.
.                           2.  The Register-Herald.com, 12 Feb 2015: On Monday, February 9, 2015, Betty Jean Goad, 81, was called to her Heaven-
.                                 ly home to be reunited with her husband, Lawrence and their son, Dennis. She passed away at Raleigh General Hospital
.                                 after a sudden illness. She was born on November 30, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Victor and Sybil (Samp-
.                                 son) Lawson.  A homemaker, she spent most of her life raising children. Besides raising her own children, Betty helped
.                                 raise her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. She was a dedicated wife who loved and cared for hus-
.                                 band for 58 years. Betty was also a devoted Christian and attended Herndon Freewill Baptist Church. She spent her
.                                 later years enjoying the company of her grandchildren and her church family. In addition to her parents she is also pre-
.                                 ceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Lawrence Goad; devoted son, Dennis Goad; a brother, Arnold Law-
.                                 son; and sisters, Glenda Lawson, Phyllis Williams, Jeanette Compton, and Vickie Sizemore. Those left to cherish her
.                                 memory include her daughters, Darlene McKinney and her husband, Jonathan of Winston-Salem, NC and Donna
.                                 Royse and her husband, Floyd of Mullens; grandchildren, Alan McKinney and his wife, Carol, Chris McKinney and
.                                 his wife, Christy, Jason Goad, Derek Royse, Chad Royse, Erika Goad, and Jared Goad; great grandchildren, Hunter
.                                 McKinney, Skylar McKinney, Natalie McKinney, Alona McKinney, and Braxton McKinney; sisters, Lois Presley of
.                                 Mullens, Carol McKinney and her husband, Calvin of Charleston, Brenda Salango and her husband, Tom of Hurricane;
.                                 brothers, Donnie Lawson and his wife, Linda of Mullens and Ronnie Lawson and his wife, Natalie of Randleman, NC;
.                                 sister-in-law, Winnie Linkous; and many loved nieces and nephews. A celebration of the life of Betty Goad will be 12
.                                 noon, Friday, February 13, 2015 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William O. Tolliver officiating. Burial
.                                 will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley....