He was a journalist for a magazine in Los Angeles CA.
His obituary which appeared in the L.A. Times 7 Oct 1926:
Beloved husband of Alma Goddard, father of Billy, Charles and James Goddard. Remains in care of Cresse's, Highland Park.(Published in St Jos Mo & Bloomington IL papers, also.)
Married: 31 Dec 1908 Chicago, Cook Co Illinois
From The Pantagraph (Bloomington IL) 6 Oct 1926 -
"Charles Goddard, Who Formerly Aided Byrnes With Cartoons, Dies
Charles Goddard, 43, former Lexington man, who formerly wrote words for the Gene Byrnes cartoon, "Reg'lar Fellers," which appears every Saturday in the Pantagraph, home in Los Angeles, Cal., following a two year's illness during which he was bedfast with tuberculosis, according to word received Tuesday by Mrs. Della Humphreys, of Lexington.
Goddard graduated from the Lexington high school with the class of 1901 and married Miss Anna Karbaugh, of Lexington. He engaged in the illustrated a(d)vertising business in Kansas City, St. Louis and finally Los Angeles.
Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Billy, 12 years old, and twins, James and Charles, Jr., 7 years old. There are also a number of brothers and sisters scattered thruout the west, and an aunt, Miss Hattie Goddard, of Lexington. Funeral services will be held at Los Angeles."
Alma Mary Karbaugh Goddard
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