Donald Lee “Don” Goodin

March 26, 1941 ‒ August 30, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Donald Lee “Don” Goodin, age 74, of Mount Vernon passed away Sunday, August 30, 2015 at his home with his loving wife by his side. He was born March 26, 1941 in Newark to the late Kenneth Goodin and Alice (Baker) Goodin.

Don was a 1959 graduate of Newark High School. He retired from Equifax with over 35 years as an Insurance Inspector and Investigator. He enjoyed playing duplicate bridge, golf, wood working, traveling, listening to music, gardening, yard work and family time.

Don is survived by his wife, Kathleen “Kathi” (McCutchen) Goodin, whom he married on December 9, 1977; sons, Michael (Susan) Goodin of Pennsylvania and John Goodin of Pickerington; daughter, Patricia “Patti” (Mark) Ankney of Bowling Green and Diane Goodin of Newark; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (Larry) Holbert of Newark; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a brother, John Goodin.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2015 with Rev. Scott Sharpes officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene, 16001 Glen Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 in Don’s memory.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Donald Lee “Don” Goodin.

  • To My Dear Friend Kathi —- I am so sorry to read about your loss. Please know that you are in my heart and mind and I send you and your family my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Susie Huggins/Fredericktown