Robert Gene Goldman, 83, of Dugger, passed away at 3:35 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at his residence.
He was born in Dugger on Sept. 16, 1927, the son of Kenneth Goldman and Lucille Spinks Goldman.
Robert was a WWII Navy Veteran, was a member and retired from UMWA, also a member of the Dugger American Legion Post #224 for over 60 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, also one son, Larry Kent Goldman, a brother, Jim Goldman and a sister, Doris Jackson.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Veletta McNew Goldman whom he married on Jan. 29, 1949, one son, Timmy Joe Goldman of Dugger, one sister, Nancy Cooper, four grandchildren, Joni, Scott, Chad , and Kelli, seven great grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Zachary, Wesley, Grant, Wyatt, Waylon, and Henry.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Bro. J.B. Smith officiating.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday and before service Tuesday.
Interment will be in the Dugger Cemetery with Military graveside services by the Dugger American Legion Post # 224.