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J P Goforth

April 12, 1935 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 82)
J. P. Goforth, age 82, of Forest City, NC, died Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, SC.

He was the son of the late Guy Goforth and the late Geneva Spake Goforth and a native of Rutherford County. J. P. was a U S Army veteran of the Vietnam War and served for 20 years. He was a member of Centennial United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by one brother Ray Goforth.

He is survived by his wife: Lois Goforth.
One Step-Son:
Scott Goforth and Angie Atkins

Four Brothers:
Hicks Goforth, Gastonia, NC
Don Goforth, Forest City, NC
Vaughn Goforth, Rutherfordton, NC
Wayne Goforth, Forest City, NC

Two Step- Grandchildren

The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at McMahan's Funeral Home. The Funeral service will be at McMahan's Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2017 with Reverend Jack Bridges officiating. Interment will be at Eternal Hills Memorial Park with Military Honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Online register available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of arrangements.

Cemetery Details

Eternal Hills Memorial Park
1565 Oakland Rd
Forest City, NC, 28043


OCT 11. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services

249 South Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

Funeral Service

OCT 11. 1:00 PM

McMahan's Funeral Chapel

249 South Main Street

Rutherfordton, NC, 28139

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