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Howard Goodman
Birth: Nov. 7, 1921
Walker County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2002
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Gospel Singer. He began performing in 1938 with his sisters. He was married for 53 years to the former Vestal Freeman who he met at a gospel singing convention, they began singing and traveling together for the rest of his life. Together with his brothers Sam and Rusty, the "Happy Goodman Family" became a household name and were regulars on the Sunday Morning broadcast of the Gospel Singing Jubilee. Known for his unique "bouncing off the ivories" of the piano, he also wrote the classic Goodman's songs "Give Up" and "I Don't Regret a Mile". (bio by: Greg Yates) 
Family links: 
  Samuel Drew Goodman (1869 - 1959)
  Augusta Mae Sargent Goodman (1900 - 1971)
  Vestal Goodman (1929 - 2003)*
  Howard Goodman (1921 - 2002)
  Gussie Mae Goodman Rudd (1923 - 1990)*
  Stella Mae Goodman Messer (1925 - 1999)*
  Eloise Goodman Racine (1926 - 1984)*
  Ruth Goodman Moss (1929 - 1984)*
  Samuel Drew Goodman (1931 - 1991)*
  Charles Goodman (1933 - 1990)*
  Bobby Ray Goodman (1938 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Christ Church Memorial Gardens
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Greg Yates
Record added: Jan 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7068302
Howard Goodman
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Howard Goodman
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Howard Goodman
Added by: Paul Pierce
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may you in his arms howard love you and vestal music I will always keep the hymns in my hear there is a fountain
- the father of hymns
 Added: May. 24, 2016
Together with Vestal in Heaven
- David Eastburn
 Added: May. 5, 2016
I just finished re-watching a video, by Gaither Productions, honoring you and Vestal! What a marvelous tribute to two wonderful people!!! Thank you for sharing your talent with the world!!!
- Janice (Teel) Crites
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
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