York -- Bobby Gene Goforth, 86, of 1400 Dove Landing Road, passed away Tuesday, August 28th, 2018, at Atrium Healthcare in Charlotte.
Born in Blacksburg, he was the widower of Modra Byars Goforth and the son of the late John T. Goforth and Nannie Patterson Goforth. Mr. Goforth retired from Duke Energy and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Bobby was also a veteran of the United States Army.
Surviving Mr. Goforth are a son, Robert "Robbie" Goforth and wife, Rae, of York; a daughter, Mabel "Libby" Garris and husband, Perry, of Charlotte; a sister, Thelma Blanton, of Shelby; five grandchildren, Michael Garris, Leslie Scott, Perry Garris Jr, Katie Ashe, and Zachary Goforth; and four great-grandchildren, Aaron Garris, Zane Ashe, Rylan Garris, Rebecca Scott, Skylar Ashe, and Adalyn Goforth.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, September 1st, 2018, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 pm in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel with Pastor Matt Burrell and Pastor Dusty Brackett officiating. Interment will follow at Clingman Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church Golf Cart Fund, 410 Blessed Hope Rd, York, SC 29745.
The family will be at their respective homes.
The Book of Memories is available at www.gordonmortuary.com.
The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Goforth family.