Mr. Bud Phillip Goodman, 86, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Friday, January 7, 2022, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Bud was born December 19, 1935, in Iredell County and was the son of the late Ira Onas Goodman and Osie Belle Lippard Goodman. He was a graduate of Troutman High School and on December 17, 1955, he married Glenda Jordan Goodman, who survives. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church and was retired from Brendles Inc.

Bud was a loving husband, father, papa and friend. His first priority was always family and church. He was a faithful and lifelong member of Bethel Baptist Church, where he served as the Sunday School director for 40 years. In 2020, Bud received the Joslin Victory Award for the longest living diabetic in Iredell County.

In addition to his wife of 66 years, Bud is survived by three children, Cory Goodman (Kim), Slade Goodman (Edwina), and Sabrina Moore (Aaron); one son-in-love, Brian Grissom; four grandchildren, Jacob Goodman (Beth), Ashley Tomlin (Tyler), Laci Kay and Bryson Moore; three great grandchildren, Taeya Tomlin, Gemma Tomlin, and Cory Scott Goodman; a special sister-in-law, Carol Phillips; special nieces and nephews, Debra Waddell and Brad Ostwalt; and a beloved furchild, Baby. He was “Papa” to many extended loved ones.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Goodman; one brother, Jerry Goodman; one sister, Betty Perkins; a nephew, Timothy Ostwalt; and a sister-in-law, Jan Ostwalt.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Kramm officiating. The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

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Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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