Gene Bales Goforth, Sr., Ph. D. (87), of Stuart, Florida, slipped the surly bonds of earth on June 3, 2017. Born October 12, 1929, in Gary, Indiana to parents Edmon Reid Goforth and Mariam Josephine Bales Goforth, Gene was predeceased by his precious wife of 56 years, Frances Marie Sprott Goforth. Gene was an outstanding musician, Korean War Veteran, pilot, Indiana farmer, and university professor. Forever treasuring the Happy Memories are brother James and his wife Barbara, daughter Susan Wegmann and her husband Steve, son Steven Goforth and his wife Susan, son Gary Goforth and his wife Karen, son Gene Goforth, Jr. and his wife Tonya; along with 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Published on July 25, 2017