Connell "Gramps" GoodmanJuly 28, 1945 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 71)
Connell “Gramps” Goodman, 71, passed away at home on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in Planada, California. Born July 28, 1945 in Merced, California, he was a long term resident of the Planada and Le Grand communities.
A peaceful man of few words, he deeply loved his family, along with camping, fishing and hunting. Anyone crossing his path could always count on a warm smile, wave and a nod.
Connell was preceded in death by his parents Sherman and Glodean; brother Nolan; and beloved daughter Amy Ann. He is survived by his wife Barbara, with whom he celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary in April; son and daughter-in-law Connell and Shounna; daughter Michelle; grandchildren Alyssa, JD and Dalton; great grandchildren Connell Michael and Colton; brother and sister-inlaw Mitchell and Lupe Barnum.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 8:30am to 11:00am at Merced’s Ivers & Alcorn Funeral Home. In keeping with the wishes of Connell, he will be laid to rest at Plainsburg Cemetery with a private service