Harlin  Goforth


Harlin "Bud" Goforth, age 86, husband of Jenny (Lawson) Goforth of London, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Laurel Heights Home for the Elderly.
He was the father of Reuben Goforth and wife Rhonda of London, and Henry Goforth and wife Myra and Ora Mae Roark, all of Corbin, Kentucky; the step-father of Mary Lou Gregory and husband Loman of London and Andrew Wilburn of Louisville, Kentucky; the brother of Maxie Fentress of Kingsport, Tennessee and Florence McNew of Lily, Kentucky; the grandfather of Becky Roark, Roger Roark, Jeremiah Goforth, Jonathan Goforth, Wessly Goforth, Robbie Goforth, Carla Goforth Clouse, and Joanna Goforth; and the step-grandfather of A.J. Jones and Christie Maggard. He was also survived by 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Juanita Bowling and Ruby Goforth; by his parents, Preston and Clara (McFarland) Goforth; by his grandson, Joshua Adam Goforth; by his step daughters, Jackie, Debbie, and Mary Jean Helton; and by his siblings, Richard, George, Bill, Cy, Lizzie, Mae, Myrtle, Nora, and Cora.
He was a member of Moores Chapel Baptist Church. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, June 1, at 4 p.m. in London Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Cloud and Bradley Goforth officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Corbin.
The family will receive friends at London Funeral Home after 5 p.m. on Friday, May 31.
Pallbearers will be Roger Roark, Robbie Goforth, Jeremiah Goforth, Wessly Goforth, Jonathan Goforth, and Reuben Gorforth.
Published on June 2, 2019
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