Bobby Goodyear, 59, of Orange, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at Pinehurst Nursing Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Aug. 23, at First United Pentecostal Church in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Gary Wheeler. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Sunday at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange on Aug. 4, 1951, Bobby was the son of Willie Dell (Frames) and Floyd Mitchell Goodyear Sr. He was a lifetime member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Orange. Bobby gave a great deal of joy to everyone who loved him during his 59 years, and he will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Dell and Floyd Goodyear.
Bobby is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Jerry Wayne and Sharla Goodyear of Orange; sister and brother-in-law, Barbara Jean Lyons and Oscar “Buddy” Jr. of Bridge City; many nieces and nephews; and other loving family and friends.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Pinehurst Nursing Home and Odyssey Hospice.