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James
Tom Goodman
James "Tom" Goodman

November 10, 1936 - September 13, 2018
Resided in West Des Moines, Iowa
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James "Tom" Goodman, 81, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, in Des Moines, IA. Services will be held at 1 pm Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Westover Funeral Home.

Tom was born November 10, 1936, in Halls, TN, to Rueben and Mary (McNeal) Goodman. He married Nancy (Crowley) Goodman.

Tom worked in management for many hotels his whole career, most recently for Conley Hotel Properties. He was a devoted member of the Royal Order of the Jesters and the Za Ga Zig Shiners.

Tom loved to golf any time he could with Nancy. He also enjoyed cooking for his family and friends. Tom loved his Cadillac and his convertible. What he was most known for though was his storytelling.

Tom is survived by his wife, Nancy (Henter) Goodman; brothers, Richard J (Merrillyn) Goodman, Joseph A (Rebecca) Goodman; sisters, Naomi R (Neil) Vitense, Myrtle (Burley) McIntire; son, Tom (Tina) Goodman Jr.; daughter, Debbie Goodman; grandchild, Tom Jr., Brandon, Jenny, Matthew, Daniel, Jessica, Tommy, Brian, and Amy; great-grandchild, Tom Goodman, Jr.; stepsons, Jim Henter, Kevin (Anne) Henter. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dan Goodman, Paul S Goodman, David A Goodman; sisters, Rebekah Mathis, Sarah Goodman; daughter, Carol Goodman; and wife, June Goodman.

The family will receive friends from 12 - 1 pm Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Westover Funeral Home in Des Moines. Contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.


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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Saturday, September 22, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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