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William  Clyde Goforth
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Obituary for William Clyde Goforth

William Clyde Goforth, 76, of Ferguson, passed away on Saturday May 5, 2018 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Lewis Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Dwayne Andrews and Rev. Sherrill Wellborn officiating. Burial will follow at Lewis Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 PM at the church prior to the service.

Clyde was born in Wilkes County to Percy Lee Goforth, Sr. and Clara Bumgarner Goforth on June 20, 1941. He worked as a mechanic for Payne Power Equipment for 35 years. His hobbies included RC planes and helicopters, woodworking, and motorcycles. He loved spending time with his great-grandchildren. He was involved in the RC Club of Roaring River.

Clyde is preceded in death by parents, Percy Lee Goforth, Sr. and Clara Bumgarner Goforth, and a sister, Patricia Diane Goforth.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 57 years, Patsy Goforth; children, Diane Marion (Tony, Jr.) of Millers Creek, Rebecca Harris (Barry) of Statesville, and Ricky Triplett of Morganton; siblings Jane Caudill of North Wilkesboro, Shirley Eller (Jerry) of Ferguson, Rosie Burchette (Kent) of North Wilkesboro; Junior Goforth (Donna) of North Wilkesboro, Mikeal Goforth (Pam) of North Wilkesboro, Randall Goforth (Crystal) of Ferguson; grandchildren, Tiffany Cayton (Brandon) of Millers Creek, Erica Marion of Millers Creek, McKenzie Harris of Millers Creek, Shanna Triplett of Morganton, and Brittney Mileton (Hunter) of Morganton; and great-grandchildren Micah, Ryker, Braylon and Remi.

Pallbearers will be his nephews: Adam Burchette, Logan Eller, Dalton Goforth, Jordan Goforth, Justin Goforth, Shore Goforth, William Mobley and Cameron Whaley.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Lewis Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 395 Lewis Fork Baptist Church Road, Purlear NC 28665 or to the donor’s choice.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

8

May

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lewis Fork Baptist Church

395 Lew Fork Baptist Church Road
Purlear, NC 28669

Service

Tuesday

8

May

2:00 PM
Lewis Fork Baptist Church

395 Lew Fork Baptist Church Road
Purlear, NC 28669

Cemetery Details

Location

Lewis Fork Baptist Church Cemetery

395 Lew Fork Baptist Church Road
Purlear, NC

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