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Allen Conway Goodman

May 13, 1932 — December 26, 2019

Allen Conway Goodman

Allen Conway Goodman of South Boston, VA passed away December 26, 2019.  He was born in South Boston, VA on May 13, 1932 and was 87 years of age. He was the son of the late Hugh Allen Goodman, Sr. and the late Lelia McDaniel Goodman. He was married to the late Jean Ferrell Goodman.

 

He was a member of Oak Level Presbyterian Church. Conway was an Eagle Scout and remained active with Boy Scouts of America. He was Scout Master of Troop 410 from 1961-1997. Under Conway’s guidance, 25 Scouts earned their Eagle Rank. He impacted the lives of many people, and also volunteered with Special Olympics. Conway retired from American Tobacco Company.

 

Allen Conway Goodman is survived by:

His Mother-in-law

Wilsie Ferrell of Vernon Hill

Two Sisters

Bee G. Spencer of Chesterfield

Dee G. Childress and husband Dave of Rougemont, NC

One Brother

Hugh Allen Goodman and wife Nancy of Raleigh, NC

Host of Nieces and Nephews

Devoted Friend

Carolyn Starkey

Son

Jake Newcomb of Alton, VA

 

A funeral service will be held Monday, December 30, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Level Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Don Nance officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends Monday, one hour prior to the service at Oak Level Presbyterian Church.

 

For memorials please consider Oak Level Volunteer Fire Department, 1190 Oak Level Rd, Halifax, VA 24558 or Boy Troop 410, 1035 Jones Trail, , Vernon Hill, VA 24597 or Oak Level Presbyterian Church, 2005 Oak Level Rd., Halifax, VA 24558.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 30, 2019

12:00 - 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Level Presbyterian Church

1243 Oak Level Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 30, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Level Presbyterian Church

1243 Oak Level Rd, Halifax, VA 24558

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