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Obituary: Charles Dean Goff

Charles Dean Goff, 91, of Batesville passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

He was born on November 8, 1928, in Batesville to Jennings Bryan Goff and Tiny (Rosenbaum) Goff.

Charles was a member of the Christian Science Church of Batesville. He developed the Eastwood Addition in Batesville during the ’70s and ’80s; he also enjoyed traveling, fishing, camping, was a horse trainer and a real outdoorsman. Charles worked for the United States Postal Service for 40 years, of which 30 years he was postmaster at Locust Grove. He was also a veteran, serving in the US Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his two sons, Mark Goff and Brian (Sheila) Goff both of Batesville; four grandchildren, Chad (Kari) Goff, Erika (Brad) Magar, Dylan Goff and Reed Goff; three great-grandchildren, Logan Goff, Caden Goff and Sophie Magar; one brother-in-law, Dan Leonard; and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Jean (Lee) Goff; brother, Lee Edward Goff; and sister, Rosalee Leonard.

Pallbearers are Chad Goff, Dylan Goff, Reed Goff, Brad Magar, Frankie Lee and Charlie Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Leonard, Buddy Wilkins and Frank Wallace.

Graveside services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Butch Ketz officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to Children’s Home of Paragould, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and social distancing will be observed. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks.

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