Friday, July 28, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00
p.m. at Jefferson Street Christian Church in Lincoln
10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 29th at the church
Funeral home: Peasley Funeral Home,
Walter L. Goodman, 85, of Atlanta, passed away on
Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 3:10 a.m. at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield.
Visitation will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017,
from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Jefferson Street
Christian Church in Lincoln.
Funeral services for Mr. Goodman will be at 10:30
a.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Jefferson Street
Christian Church. Mr. Henry Johnson will officiate.
Burial will follow at Old Union Cemetery in Lincoln.
Walter Lee Goodman was born October 5, 1931, in
Lincoln, the son of Vernon Lee and Elizabeth Ann
Stuan Goodman. He was united in marriage with
Kathryn "Katy" Goodman at the First Christian Church
in Lincoln on Dec. 7, 1950. She preceded him in
death Sept. 27, 2014.
Walter is survived by one daughter: Lisa (Greg Paul)
Goodman of Bloomington; 12 grandchildren: Elizabeth
(Mark) Johnson of Lincoln, Lacey (Jerry) Emmert and
Gregg (Tara) Paul of Bloomington, Errin (Jessica)
Goodman of Stanford, Courtney Ohm of Pensacola,
Fla., Emily Beck of Lincoln, Kalah Mashburn of St.
Louis, Mo., Katlynn Beck and Travis Paul of
Bloomington, Brandon Goodman of Springfield, Brett
(Jamie) Goodman and Brad (Michelle) Goodman of
Atlanta; 18 great-grandchildren; and one brother:
Harold Goodman of Lincoln.
He was preceded in death by one son: Larry Lee Goodman; and one
half-brother, Franklin Krause.
Walter was the owner of Hickory Lane Campground and retired from V.
Goodman Transfer and Excavating, State of Illinois Snow Removal and
REACT. He was a member of Jefferson Street Christian Church and
Operating Engineers Local 965.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson Street Christian Church or an
organization of the donor's choice.
Final arrangements are entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home of
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