Benton Cordell “B. C.” Goodpasture

Benton Cordell “B. C.” Goodpasture

Birth
Livingston, Overton County, Tennessee, USA
Death 18 Feb 1977 (aged 81)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot 36.11097 -86.7602
Memorial ID 41783960 · View Source
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Gospel preacher and editor of the Gospel Advocate. He spoke on the 1940 Freed-Hardeman College lectureship.

Gospel Advocate obituary:
B. C. Goodpasture, editor of the Gospel Advocate since 1939, died suddenly Friday morning, February 18, 1977. He worked in the Gospel Advocate office all day Thursday, February 17. About 6:00 P.M. he stepped into the driveway of his home at 932 Caldwell Lane, where he had lived for thirty-eight years, at which time he became critically ill with a massive stroke. He was rushed to Baptist Hopsital where he died Friday morning. He would have been 82 years old on April 9. Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 21, at the Hillsboro church of Christ in Nashville, where he was the preacher from 1939-1951. He had also served the congregation as an elder for approximately twenty-six years. The services were conducted by Batsell Barrett Baxter and William F. Ruhl, assisted by Guy N. Woods, Rex Turner, and the writer. Brother Goodpasture preached the gospel for sixty-four years. He had been on the staff of the Gospel Advocate since 1920. Goodpasture Christian School, founded in Nashville in 1965, was named for him, and he served on the schools board of directors. He was married in 1918 to Miss Cleveland Cliett, who died in 1964. In 1965 he was married to the former Mrs. Freddie Joan Goetz, who survives. Messages of appreciation will appear in a later issue of the Gospel Advocate. --Willard Collins. Gospel Advocate, March 3, 1977, page 130, 241-255.



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  • Created by: Tom Childers
  • Added: 9 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41783960
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benton Cordell “B. C.” Goodpasture (9 Apr 1895–18 Feb 1977), Find a Grave Memorial no. 41783960, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .