2008-07-10 / Obituaries

Leslie LeRoy Goddard

Leslie LeRoy Goddard, of 216 School Street, passed away Saturday, July 5th, 2008.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 10 at Morningside Baptist Church in Lincolnton, Ga. There will be a graveside prayer at County Line Baptist Church in Philomath, Ga. following the memorial service.

Leslie was born in Waltham, Mass. but spent the last 20 years in Lincolnton. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps. Les belonged to the Masons, and the American Legion 194. He was an ordained minister and was a member of the American Radio Relay league. He belonged to the Independent Order of the Oddfellows. He was an experienced musician and magician and performed at local nursing homes and senior citizen centers.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Goddard; sons - Gregory E. Goddard (Kelly), Geoffrey C. Goddard (Debbie), Glenn C. Goddard (Nancy) and daughters - Linda L. Hyken (Mark), Cheryl A. Palmer (Keith). Stepson Keith Stockmar (Pam) and stepdaugher Maryann Stockmar (Peter). Nine grandchildren, five greatgrandchildren and four step grandchildren with one step great-grandchild.

The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to: Heartland Hospice House, 1365 Interstate Parkway, Augusta, Ga. 30909.

Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton was in charge of the arrangements.

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