He was born on Aug. 2, 1944, as son of the late Curtis Sr. and Edith Goodner.
In addition to his parents, his was preceded in death by two brothers: Tommy Goodner and Jimmy Bo Goodne: and grandparents: Walter and Mary Jenkins Goodner and Lawrence and Barshie Cavet Bishop.
He is survived by three daughters: Janet Adams (Ricky), Angie Goodner, and Rose Mary Kile (David); three sisters: Wilma Martin Kaylor (Clyde), Ruby DeFriese, and Mary Hope (James), all of Cleveland; four brothers: Henry Franklin and Ronnie Goodner, both of Cleveland, Johnny Goodner of Athens, and Benny Goodner of Texas; grandchildren: Brian Goodner and Fallen Sneed, Dakota Hancock, Paige Adams, Kristy Lord, Ricky Lord and Courtney and Austin Kile- great grandchildren: Trevor Johnathan Goodner, Trinity Goodner, Summer Lord, and Ryan Lord;his companion for over 30 years, Barbra May; and numerous other extended family members.
A graveside service will be held today, May 6, 2012, at 4 p.m. at McInturff Cemetery in Birchwood, with Ricky Lord, Joey Thomas, Ricky Adams, Brian Goodner, Dakota Hancock, and Frankie Goodner serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends on today, 1 to 3 p.m., in the parlor of Companion Funeral & Cremation Service, at which time they will proceed to the cemetery for the graveside service.
You can share a memory of Curtis and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial page at www.companionfunerals.com