Derek Alan Goodman, 41, of Corydon, died Sunday, July 12, 2020. He was born July 28, 1978, in Evansville Indiana. He was a foreman and heavy equipment operator at McCrite Milling in New Albany, was formerly employed with Bill Mauck Electric in Corydon, and was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 103 in Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James Wood and William and Lydia Higginbottom Goodman.
Survivors include his parents, Pastor Danny and Joyce Wood Goodman; his grandmother, Marlen Scott Wood of Evansville; his brother, Danny Goodman, Jr. (Ashleigh) of Corydon; his sisters, Rachel Stafford (Jeff) of Frankfort, Indiana and Rebekah Taul of Lanesville; his companion, Christy Hart of Miramar, Florida; and his nieces and nephews, Dalton, Dylan, Weston and Deslyn Goodman, Haleigh Raisor, Caleb Walden, Colson, Ava and Lila Stafford, Zada Taul, Wade Wright and Kylie Engleman.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 16, 2020, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Rev. Marc Dodrill and Bill Mauck will officiate. Burial will be in Heidelberg Cemetery near Corydon.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and after 9:00 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to Latin American Ministries, C/O Pastor Danny Goodman, 2375 Hwy 337 NW, Corydon, Indiana 47112.
Pallbearers will Dalton, Weston and Dylan Goodman, Colson Stafford, and Andrew and Jason Mauck. Honorary pallbearer will be Bradley Heishman.
Derek, we will forever miss your beautiful spirit, your gorgeous big smile, your infectious laughter, your positivity, your grace to others, your wisdom and most of all your love that was so beautifully shown to each of us. You left a wonderful legacy of love. You will forever and ever be in our hearts.
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