LORDSTOWN, Ohio – John A. Goddard, 60, passed away suddenly Friday, February 24, 2017 at his residence.
He was born on July 27, 1956 in Canfield, Ohio, the son of the late Arden and Leah Rickart Goddard.
John was a Hot Rod and automotive restoration artist. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Warren and former member of Campfire Street Rodders and Canfield Volunteer Fire Department. He was active in Boys Scout Troop 20 and the Lordstown Cider Committee and was a graduate of Canfield High School in 1974.
Memories of John will be carried on by his wife, Nancy Stringer Goddard of Lordstown; son, Vincent Goddard of Lordstown; brothers, David (Sherry) Goddard of Canfield and Mark Goddard of Cleveland; brother-in-law, Tim (Polly) Stringer of Hebron, Kentucky; nieces, Danielle and Amy and nephew, Zachary.
Family will receive friends on Friday, March 3 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, March 4 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Warren, 309 North Park Ave.
Services will be held at the church on Saturday, March 4 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Cann and Rev. Yesudas (Dan) Devadan officiating.
Services of final committal will follow at Lordstown Village Cemetery.
John’s family suggests friends bring their Hot Rods to participate in John’s procession to the cemetery.
His family suggest contributions be made in the form of donations to 1st United Methodist Church, 309 North Park Ave. Warren, Ohio 44481 or Lordstown’s Troop 20, BSA, 1206 Ina Drive Warren, Ohio 44481.
Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co, 271 North Park Avenue, Warren, Ohio 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit www.McFarlandCares.com to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers