Berry Highland Memorial

5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN


Jack Goan

August 7, 1946January 23, 2020

Jack R. Goan, 73, of Knoxville, died Thursday, January 23, 2020 at UT medical Center surrounded by his loving family, after a hard fought battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Morristown, TN he was the son of Jack O. and Christine Goan. In his youth, Jack was a member of the Hamblen Co. Boy Scouts Troop #90, earning the rank of Eagle Scout and becoming a member of the Order of the Arrow. Jack was active with the 119th TN Air National Guard for six years. He received both a Bachelors and a Master’s Degree from UT Knoxville. In his early career, he was program manager with the TN Division of Vocational Rehabilitation in Upper East Tennessee. Followed by an ongoing career in health care sales achieving district and national management positions. Surviving are his wife, Lynn M. Goan, son, Lee Goan and wife, mother, Christine R. Goan, sister, Carla Moses and brother, Randy Goan and wife. Jack’s granddaughter, seven nieces and ten nephews were all very special to him. On Friday, January 31, a Funeral Service will be held at Berry Highland Memorial, 5315 Kingston Pike, and Knoxville. Visitation will be at 5pm with a Service to follow at 7pm. The Graveside Service will be for family members only the following day at 11am. Services to be officiated by close family friend, Rev. Larry Moore of Alcoa. Memorial donations may be made to Remote Area Medical 865-579-1530 or KCAB Disaster Relief Ministry 865-693-9097. Friends and family may share condolences at www.berryhighlandmemorial.com


  • Visitation Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 31, 2020
  • Graveside Service Saturday, February 1, 2020


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Bob Sexton

January 30, 2020

Lynn and Lee,
I am so very sorry to learn about Jack. I worked directly with Jack back in the early days and was able to see what a wonderful family man he was. I know you will miss him so much.
Bob Sexton

Rem and Louise Edwards

January 28, 2020

We are so saddened by Jack's death. We got to know Jack and Lynn through Lee, who became a close friend of our son, Rem, when Lee was very young. Lee was in Rem and Beth's wedding, and we have stayed in touch with Jack, Lynn, and Lee for many years. They are a wonderful family, especially now with Seoyoon and Ara Lynn. Jack will be greatly missed.

Azzie Miller

January 25, 2020

I went to high school with Jacky as he was called . He was so cute and friendly. I think I had a little crush on him.
So very sorry for your loss. May your memories give you peace. Prayers for your family.