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Robert Harrison Goff, Jr.

March 22, 1943 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 77)

Obituary

Robert Harrison Goff, Jr., 77 of Rowlesburg died Saturday, October 3, 2020 at home with loving family by his side.

He was born March 22, 1943, in Rowlesburg, a son of late Robert H. Sr. and Rosella Hartsell Goff.

Robert served his country in the US Army and was a member of Cannon Hill VFW Post 3008 in Rowlesburg. He worked for the Northern Railroad for 17 years before it closed in 1991, he served the Rowlesburg VFD for 38 years and was the Fire Chief for 25 years, was a driver for Rowlesburg Ambulance Service and served the Town of Rowlesburg, for ten years, as a police officer, maintenance man and councilman. worked for WV DOH as a Forman for the Albright & Fellowsville Stations, He also served as an Inmate Crew Supervisor.

He is survived by his companion of thirty-one years, Peggy Helmick, the mother of his children, Emma Jean Goff; a son, Robert Goff III and wife Tina of Independence, a daughter, Paulette Nice of Rowlesburg; step-daughter, Theresa Bolyard and husband, Aaron of Rowlesburg; seven grandchildren, R.T (Lesa), Alek, Joseph, Jocie (Craig),Taya (Charlie), Brandon, and Lester; five great grandchildren, Caroline "Little Face", Sadie Mae "Bright Eyes", Ezra "Bubber", Braeden, and Alea.

He was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Terry and Dick Goff and three sisters, Honey Howdershelt, Patricia Likens, and Judy Likins.

 A private service for the family will be held at a later date.

 Browning Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation services.

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