Ray Goar

November 22, 1985January 13, 2023
Obituary of Ray Goar
On Friday, January 13, 2023, the sun set for 37 year old Ray Goar of the Improve Community. Sunrise for Ray was on November 22, 1985 when he was born in Columbia, Mississippi to Dennis and Connie Goar and he has remained a lifelong resident of Marion County. He was a skilled carpenter and when not working, enjoyed nature, being outdoors, and fishing. Ray was a wonderful uncle to his niece and two nephews and will be remembered for his infectious smile. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Charles Ray Goar; his maternal grandfather, Robert Edison Tubby; his maternal grandmother, Lecine Wilson; three uncles, David Goar, Melvin Ray Wilson, and Edwin Tubby; and a special aunt, Ina Wade. Ray is survived by his parents, Dennis "Dink" and Connie Goar; a sister, Sarah Brumfield and her husband, Chris Brumfield; his paternal grandmother, Doris Goar; a niece, Kaitlyn Brock; two nephews, Brandon Ellis and Blake Brock; a great-niece, Nora Ellis; two aunts, Vicki Powe and her husband, Steve, and Laurie Breedlove and her husband, Gil; an uncle, Lefus Tubby and his wife, Tina; and numerous cousins, The visitation for Ray will be at Colonial Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm. The funeral service, officiated by Reverend Gil Breedlove, will be at 2:00pm on Thursday, January 19, 2023 in the funeral home chapel. Ray will be laid to rest in the Goar Family Cemetery assisted by Junaluska Wilson, Jr., Edison Wilson, Joey Cotton, Brandon Ellis, Taylor Bond, and Karl Hinrichsen.

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  • Charles Ray Goar Paternal Grandfather (deceased)
  • Robert Edison Tubby Maternal Grandfather (deceased)
  • Lecine Wilson Maternal Grandmother (deceased)
  • David Goar Uncle (deceased)
  • Melvin Ray Wilson Uncle (deceased)
  • Edwin Tubby Uncle (deceased)
  • Ina Wade Aunt (deceased)
  • Dennis "Dink" Goar Father
  • Connie Goar Mother
  • Sarah Brumfield (Chris) Sister
  • Doris Goar Paternal Grandmother
  • Kaitlyn Brock Niece
  • Brandon Ellis Nephew
  • Blake Brock Nephew
  • Nora Ellis Great-Niece
  • Vicki Powe (Steve) Aunt
  • Laurie Breedlove (Gil) Aunt
  • Lefus Tubby (Tina) Uncle
  • Numerous Cousins

  • Junaluska Wilson
  • Edison Wilson
  • Joey Cotton
  • Brandon Ellis
  • Taylor Bond
  • Karl Hinrichsen

Past Services

Wednesday, January 18, 2023


Thursday, January 19, 2023

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