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Michael Kevin Goforth

November 14, 1970 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 49)


Michael Kevin Goforth, age 49, passed away Thursday, January 9, at his home. 

Funeral Services will be held Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 3 pm at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Rev. Rodney Holmes officiating.  Interment will be in Southside Cemetery.

Michael was born November 14, 1970 in Montgomery County.  He was the son of Charlie and Carol M. Goforth of Troy.  He was a graduate of West Montgomery High School and received a degree in Computer Technology from ECPI.

He was employed in the administration department at Albemarle Correction Facility for ten years.  He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.  Michael enjoyed listening to Blue Grass music and attending Blue Grass Festivals with his son. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing with his son.

In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Jennifer Livengood Goforth of the home; one son, Jake Michael Goforth of the home; one brother, Greg Goforth (Lisa) and children Matthew and Miranda Goforth of York, SC.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clem and Louise Morris and his paternal grandparents, Ralph and Pauline Goforth.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6-8 pm at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and other times at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are by Bumgarner Family Funeral Service.


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January 11, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service
620 Albemarle Rd.
Troy, NC 27371

Funeral Service
January 12, 2020

3:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
819 Mt. Carmel Church Road
Troy, NC 27371

Interment following funeral service
January 12, 2020

Southside Cemetery
South Main Street
Troy, NC 27371

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