Funeral service for James Riley Goforth, age 57 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, was held at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2016 in the Full Gospel Church. Sister Alice Wendling will officiate.
James Riley was born the son of James William Goforth and Ruby Haney Goforth on August 3, 1959 in Atlanta, Georgia. He died on August 19, 2016 at his home in Chickasha.
James moved to Prichard, Alabama as a baby and graduated from high school in Prichard. In 1981, he moved to Chickasha. James worked at Pet Milk until it closed in 1992, then began driving a truck. He worked at other various jobs and for the past eight years he was a sales representative in the oilfield. James was a professional flirt and was always the boss. He was a member of the Full Gospel Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Ruby Goforth; sister Mary Ann Williams; sister Barbara Gean Goforth.
Survivors include his daughter Jamie Lynn Goforth Bosarge of Mobile, Alabama; sister Gail Bryan (Bobby West) of Chickasha; brother Wayne Goforth (Mikel Ann) of Eight Mile, Alabama; brother John Goforth (Pat) of Stevenson, Alabama; brother David Goforth (Jennifer) of Chickasha; brother Gary Goforth (Casper) of Rush Springs; stepson Heath Owens of Yukon; stepdaughter Ami Spoonemore of Chickasha; stepson Derrik Spoonemore of Chickasha; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Service was under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
Published on August 23, 2016