Heyward Ghoff was counted in the census on 09 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 3 year old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Henry Ghoff; his mother, Muice Ghoff; and siblings, Ira Ghoff, Gary Ghoff, Ester Ghoff, Jemney Ghoff, and Estell Ghoff.
On December 30, 1046, Heyward Goff was listed as a living son in the obituary of William Henry Goff.
On August 28, 1965, Heyward Goff was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Estelle Goff Gardner.
Heyward H Goff, Sr, 53, of 1108 Olympia Avenue died November 17, 1970, in Baptist Hospital after an illness of several weeks.
He was a native of Columbia and a retired textile employe. He was a member of the Central Assembly of God.
Funeral Services were held at 3 p.m. on November 19, 1970 in the Central Assembly of God Church, conducted by the Rev. Glenn Miller, the Rev. Lloyd Hellams and the Rev. D. E. Goff. Burial was in the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery in Elgin. Thompson Funeral Home in West Columbia was in charge.
Pallbearers were A. C. Palmer, Lewis Chappel, Charles McCaw, W. I. Mahaffey, W. G. Blake and W. H. Buckles.
Surviving were his wife, Mrs. Ora Neeley Goff; five sons, Lannie Goff and Heyward H. Goff, Jr and Corbett Goff of West Columbia, Larry Goff of Elgin and Bruce Goff of Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Hildenburg and Mrs. Pearl Nettles of Elgin and Mrs. Betty Meetze of West Columbia; three half-sisters, Mrs. Zemmie Moak and Mrs. Mattie Cook of Elgin and Mrs. Esther Branham of Cayce; three brothers, Cleve Goff, Mendel Goff and Talmadge Goff of Elgin; and two half-brothers, Ira Goff and Gary Goff of Elgin.