On April 6, 1963 he was united in marriage with Linda Blanchard, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one daughter, Alma Humphrey of Rolla, Mo.; two sons, Gene Goldsmith of Washington; David and his wife, Catherine Goldsmith, of Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; one brother, James Goldsmith of Grandview, Ark.; two sisters, Joyce Willis of Berryville and Carolyn Jones of Topeka, Kan.; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.
Graveside services were March 3 at the Oak Hill Cemetery with Brother Jim Clay officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Carroll County Learning Center, P.O. Box 107, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.