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Bruce Wilbur Goon age 60 of Ashland, passed away Saturday January 26, 2019 after a six month battle with cancer. Born in Ashland on August 1, 1958 the son of Robert Ronald and Josephine Goon, he was an Ashland resident all of his life.
Mr. Goon was a graduate of the Ashland High School and had been employed at Culligan Water, Abbott, Layne Industries and Pentair. He also served his country in the United States Army.
Mr. Goon is survived by one son, Gregory Goon; two brother and sister in law, Steve (Laura) Goon of Ashland and Martin L. Goon of Kansas; one sister and brother in law, Lorrie (John) Porter of Pahrump, Nevada. A family friend and “brother” Fred Foster and roommate Michele Gray also survive. Several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews also survive
He is preceded in death by his parents Ronald and Josephine Goon and one brother Robert Goon.
Bruce was an avid sports fan of the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns. He played fast pitch softball on various local teams and coached Little League and Pony League Baseball. He enjoyed Pink Floyd music and playing Texas Hold ‘em Poker. He was also a member of the Ashland Eagles Club, Moose Lodge and Amvets.
Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday January 30, 2019 at the Heyl Funeral Home. A private family burial will be held in the Ashland Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Hospice of North Central Ohio.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be given to the Ashland County Cancer Association, 1011 East Main Street, Suite B, Ashland, Ohio 44805