Larry Earl Goodman, 62, died in Vidor in his sleep on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at Memorial Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will be begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  

Larry was born March 1, 1947 in Beaumont to Wesley and Doris Goodman. He served in the U.S. Air Force and after completing his four years, joined the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Larry was a warrant officer and helicopter pilot. After an honorable discharge, he was self-employed. 

Larry was preceded in death by his father Wesley Arbra Goodman.

He is survived by his sons, Thomas Wade Goodman of Vidor, Randy Don Goodman of Canyon Lake, Texas; daughter, Lisa Marie Caldwell of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; grandson, Haden Vyoral of Beaumont; great-grandson, Donovan Caldwell; great-granddaughter Brook Vyoral; brother, Randy Lee Goodman of Vidor; and mother, Annie Doris Goodman of Vidor.