OBITUARY

Loy Byrl Goodheart

March 26, 1930October 27, 2018

Loy B. Goodheart of Kerrville, Texas, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 27, 2018, at the age of 88.

Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 5, 2018 at Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, Texas with services to follow at 11:00 a.m. Military honors will be rendered at Resthaven Memorial Park at the interment.

Loy was born March 26, 1930 in Hays, KS to Ray and Lavonne Goodheart and later raised on the family farm near Bunker Hill, KS and then moved to Russell, KS.

Loy graduated from Russell High School in 1948 and joined the Army that same year serving during the Korean War. Loy graduated from the University of Kansas with degrees in geology and petroleum engineering in 1957.

Loy began a long and storied career in the oil and gas industry primarily in the Permian Basin starting with Conoco and then with Rice Engineering and Operating where he enjoyed over 45 years - the last 15 years as president.

Loy Goodheart and Jan G. Collins were married on May 28, 2005 in Midland, TX.

Loy was preceded in death by his wife Erma Goodheart. Loy is survived by wife Jan Goodheart, Kerrville, TX; brothers Gary Goodheart (Marilyn), Greensburg, KS and Gale Goodheart (Arletta) Overland Park, KS; son Jeff Goodheart (Carol), Hamilton, MI, son Greg Goodheart, Grand Junction, CO, son Chris Goodheart, Las Cruces, NM, daughter Terri Goodheart, Dallas, TX; stepchildren Alecia Collins (Barb Donovan), Austin, TX, Amy Montano (Mike), Santa Fe, NM, Clay Collins, Midland, TX, Chad Collins, Midland, TX, Keri Breckon (Steve), Cypress, TX, Brian Smith (Melissa), Dallas, TX, Craig Smith (Sherry), Midland, TX. He was the proud grandfather of 22 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Loy enjoyed University of Kansas Jayhawks sports, Dallas Cowboys football, playing poker and playing fetch with his canine buddy Roxie. He will be greatly missed by the many people that knew and loved him.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations in Loy’s honor to the charity of one’s choice.

Words of comfort may be left for the family at www.ellisfunerals.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Loy was preceded in death by his wife Erma Goodheart. Loy is survived by wife Jan Goodheart, Kerrville, TX; brothers Gary Goodheart (Marilyn), Greensburg, KS and Gale Goodheart (Arletta) Overland Park, KS; son Jeff Goodheart (Carol), Hamilton, MI, son Greg Goodheart, Grand Junction, CO, son Chris Goodheart, Las Cruces, NM, daughter Terri Goodheart, Dallas, TX; stepchildren Alecia Collins (Barb Donovan), Austin, TX, Amy Montano (Mike), Santa Fe, NM, Clay Collins, Midland, TX, Chad Collins, Midland, TX, Keri Breckon (Steve), Cypress, TX, Brian Smith (Melissa), Dallas, TX, Craig Smith (Sherry), Midland, TX. He was the proud grandfather of 22 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Burial Monday, November 5, 2018
REMEMBERING

Loy Byrl Goodheart

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Sunrise Baptist Church, Kerrville, Tx

November 3, 2018

The Sunrise Baptist Church
Family extends loving
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John 14:27

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