Thomas "Dave" D. Goodman, age 63, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at his residence in Bland.
Dave was born on April 16, 1951, in Rolla, a son to Thomas Eugene and the late Ruth B. (Overton) Goodman. Thomas survives of his home in Belle.
He was a 1969 graduate from Belle High School. Dave was a pitcher for Belle High School and went on to play in the Belle softball leagues. As a young man, he was active in the Boy Scouts.
On October 15, 1995, Dave was united in marriage to Jackie Jones in Belle. Jackie survives of their home in Bland.
Dave was a carpenter most of his life and loved his profession. Working with wood was in his blood as he also worked as a logger for a time.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Belle.
Dave's hobbies included hunting, fishing, trapping, and loved spending time at the river. He liked to watch football and was a Green Bay Packers fan. He enjoyed anything to do with history and loved his dogs, Sassy and Bernice. He will be missed by his family and those that knew him.
In addition to his wife of 19 years and his father, Dave is survived by: four sons, Ryan Goodman of Belle, Chris Goodman and his wife Jenny of Jefferson City, Gary Rehmert and his wife Amy of Belle, and Henry Rehmert, Jr. of Belle; three brothers, Phillip Goodman of Cooper Hill, Matthew Goodman of New Orleans, and Kurt Goodman of New Orleans; two sisters, Suzan Roher of Belle and Cindy Brands of Belle; and nine grandchildren as well as many extended family members and friends.
In addition to his mother, Dave was preceded in death by: two brother-in-laws, Kevin Roher and Denny Jones and one daughter, Jerri Rehmert.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Sassmann's Chapel in Bland. A memorial Service will follow at 4:00 p.m. with Bro. Jim Zumwalt officiating.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Dave Goodman.