Johnnie Ray Goldman, 85, died at his home, in St. Stephens, Alabama, Friday, October 11, 2019. He was native and life long resident of St. Stephens, AL. Johnnie Ray was a member of FBCS for many years before attending Clearwater Assembly of God Church. He was the youngest of 12 siblings and the last one to leave us. He was married to his wife Janice Sheffield Goldman for 60 years. Johnnie Ray worked many years at The Lone Star Cement Plant in St. Stephens and later retired from working at Clarke - Washington Electric (REA). Johnnie Ray loved spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He loved being around people and was always up to some "Junk". Some of his hobbies were gardening, fishing, and Alabama football. He loved planting his garden and sharing it with the community, family, and friends.
Wife of Sixty Years ~ Janice Sheffield Goldman
Son ~ Michael (Rhonda) Goldman
Daughters ~ Kay (David) Powell and Donna (Joe Allen) Dunn
Grandchildren ~ Erica, Jessica, Holly, Michael, Brandon, Ethan, Alden, Hayden and Cameron
Great Grandchildren ~ Jon David, Caley, Bethany, Evan, Fisher and Jessie
Preceded in Death by:
Parents ~ Henry Kelly (Jube) Goldman & Leona Bozeman Goldman
Two infant sisters, Leroy and Roy Lee (Twins), Fannie Mae and Henry Lee (Twins), Ethel, J.D., Louise, Dollie, and Willie Earl.
AND HIS LIFE LONG BEST FRIEND, "BULLY GRIMES."
Services will be Sunday, October 13, 2019. Visitation will be at Clearwater Assembly of God, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, followed by the Funeral Service at 2:30 PM. Interment will be at The First Baptist Church of St. Stephens Cemetery. Officiating will be Bro. Jimmie Butts with St. Stephens Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers ~ Brandon and Ethan Howell, Michael Goldman, Jon David and Frankie Cox, Ralph Clayton
Honorary Pallbearers ~ Les Moseley, Jimmy Atchison, Wayne Faile, Kenny Harrell, Leo Thomas, Quincy Baros, DeWayne Strickland, Ray Von Singleton
Caregiver: Robert Collins