Robert Lee Gooding, 81, of Carlinville, passed on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023 at Hallmark Health Care in Carlinville.
Robert was born April 27, 1941 in Chapin.
He married Carole Eller on May 4, 1962.
Bob retired from Monterey Coal Mine after 33 years of service.
He loved fishing, camping, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was also skilled at small engine repair and enjoyed gardening and raising produce.
Surviving family includes his wife Carole Gooding of Carlinville; son, Richard Gooding of Carlinville; daughter-in-law, Kathy Hicks; grandchildren, Krista, Josh, Daniel, and Kamryn Gooding.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sons, Robert Gooding Jr., Daniel Gooding; brothers, Chester, Al, Donald, and Charles.
A visitation will be held Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023 from 12 to 2 p.m. with a service at 2 p.m., at Heinz Funeral Home of Carlinville.
Memorials may go to Macoupin County Animal Control.
Visit heinzfuneralhome.com to leave condolences.