James Edgar Gooch, Jr

James Edgar Gooch, Jr

Birth
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 10 May 2015 (aged 72)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot R-514
Memorial ID 146411402 · View Source
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James Edgar Gooch Jr., 72, of Chatham, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015, at Memorial Medical Center. He was born Jan. 20, 1943, in Springfield, to James Edgar and Alberta Welsh Gooch Sr. He married Sheila Murphy on Sept. 12, 1964, in Springfield and she survives.
Mr. Gooch is also survived by his daughter, Lisa: four grandsons: sister, Rita ; one nephew,; one niece, ; and one cousin, Jeanette.
James was a U.S. Army veteran serving during Vietnam. He was the owner and operator of Gooch and Associated Commercial Printing from 1973 until his retirement in 1995. He was involved with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes where he received the Tom Landry Award and he was also a member of the Boy Scouts of America (Troop 3) where he received the Order of the Arrow. James enjoyed fishing, camping trips, and the St. Louis Cardinals. He was a member of Cherry Hills Baptist Church since 1953. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015, at Cherry Hills Baptist Church, 2125 Woodside Rd., Springfield, with burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County will conduct military honors.
Published in The State Journal-Register


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 12 May 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 146411402
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edgar Gooch, Jr (20 Jan 1943–10 May 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146411402, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .