Goad, Roger Leon
Roger Leon Goad, 73 of Floyd, VA, went home to be with the Lord on November 30, 2022. He was surrounded by his loving family as he entered his Heavenly home. He was a charter member of Word of Truth Baptist Church and worked for the Virginia Department of Transportation for 39 years. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the nursing staff and Dr. March for taking amazing care of Roger during his time at Skyline Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Austin and Ida Goad; sisters, Judy Ann Goad, and Joann Goad Nester. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Erma Wade Goad; daughters, Denise (Johnny) Garrett; Delores (Aaron) Akers; Sons, Darrell (Donna) Goad, Darren Goad; Special Grandchildren, Makayla Garrett, Jude Garrett, Sophia Akers, and Phoebe Mae Akers; Brother, James B. Goad, Nieces; Judy (Don) Cain, Diane (Lloyd) Minter; Nephews; Dale Goad, Allen (Lisa) Nester; In-laws; Ivadell Janney, Thelma Sutphin, Coy (Brenda) Wade, Claude (Rhonda) Wade, Joyce (Jimmy) DeHart, Elizabeth (Roger) Bower, Vera Sewell; great nieces and nephew, many cousins, VDOT co-workers, friends and church family.
Roger enjoyed many things in his lifetime. He enjoyed being outside in God’s creation, driving his tractor, sitting on his front porch, spending time in his garage and workshop, and being a prankster. In the fall, Roger could always be seen at local craft shows with Erma selling their delicious, canned goods. Most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his special grandchildren. He had the most infectious smile, outgoing personality and he always lit up the room anywhere he went.
Family will receive friends on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, at Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd, VA. Funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at 2:00 PM, with Rev. Warren Bumgarner, Rev. Murray Agee and Rev. Brian Cockram officiating. Interment will be in the Lee Cemetery at Tuggles Gap Baptist Church. Flowers are appreciated or donations may be sent to the Word of Truth Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall Building Fund, at 1040 Fairview Church Rd. SW, Floyd, VA 24091.