Mendel John “Wimpy” Goff

1923

Mendel John Goff was born on 13 Jan 1923 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of  William Henry Goff  and Eunice Pearl Hornsby.

1930

Mendle H Goff was counted in the census on 02 May 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as an eight-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Henry W Goff; his mother, Eunice P Goff and his siblings, Heyward H Goff, Estell Goff, Lonnie C Goff, Talmadge Goff, Lillie M Goff, and Pearl E Goff.

1940

Mendel Goff was counted in the census on 06 Apr 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a sixteen-year-old, male, white, single, son. Also in the home was his father, W H Goff; his mother, Eunice Goff; and his siblings; Estelle Goff, Cleveland Goff, Talmadge Goff, Lille Mae Goff, Pearl Goff, and Betty Goff

1945

On July 20, 1945, Mendel Goff was listed in the newspaper article titled “Columbian’s Jaw Broken; Two Men Are Being Held.”

On July 21, 1945, Mendel Goff was listed in the newspaper article titled “Two Brothers Held In Jaw-Breaking Row.”

On August 25, 1945, Mendel J Goff, enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.

On August 31, 1945, Mendel Goff was listed in the newspaper article titled “Jury To Get Indictments Here Tuesday.”

On December 13, 1945, Mendel Goff was listed in the newspaper article titled “Hearing Set Tomorrow on Epes’ Appeal.”

On December 14, 1945, Mendell Goff was listed in the newspaper article titled “Timmons Case In Court Here Is Mistrial.”

1946

On December 30, 1046, Mendal Goff was listed as a living son in the obituary of William Henry Goff.

1947

When he was 24, he married Doris Janet Wooten, daughter of John Michael Wooten and Emma Cameron Wooten, on 24 Dec 1947 in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63M3-Y?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-63MM-8?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6SBS-R?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1965

On August 27, 1965, Mendel Goff was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Mrs. Estelle Goff Gardner.

1966

On January 21, 1955, Mendel Goff was listed as an active pallbearers in the obituary of Mrs. Beulah H Brown.

1969

On May 16, 1969, Mendel Goff was listed as an active pallbearers in the obituary of Mrs. Etta Elizabeth Goff.

1975

On November 30, 1975, Mendel Goff was listed as a living half-brother in the obituary of Gary Arthur Goff Sr.

1983

On March 12, 1983, Mendel Goff was listed as a living son in the obituary of Mrs. Eunice Pearl Hornsby Goff.

1985

On November 14, 1985, Mendal Goff was listed as a living half brother in the obituary of Mrs. Esther G Branham.

1988

On February 27, 1988, Mendal Goff was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Cleaver L Goff

1994

He died on 15 Aug 1994 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 16 Aug 1994 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

Mendel Goff

Services for Mendel J. “Wimpy” Goff, 71, of Elgin, will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday, at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church. Visitation was held from 7 to 8:30, tonight at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff Chapel. Memorials may be made to the church. 

Mr Goff died Sunday, August 14, 1994. Born in Blaney, he was a son of the late William Henry Goff and Eunice Hornsby Goff. He was retired from DuPont.

Surviving are his wife, Doris Janet Wooten Goff; sons, Michael Goff, and Flynn Goff, both of Elgin; daughters, Vicky Peake and Lynn Hunter, both of Elgin and Pam Long of Lugoff; a brother, Talmadge Goff of Elgin; sisters, Pearl Nettles of Elgin, Lillie Mae Hildenburg of Maywood, Ill., and Betty Meetze of West Columbia; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 

1994.08.15 - Mendel Goff
August 15, 1994 State (published as The State)
Columbia, South Carolina Page 7
Located in Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina.
Located in Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina.

2009

On October 19, 2009, Mendel John Goff was listed as the deceased father in the obituary of Flynn “Bubba” Goff.

2014

On October 29, 2014, Mendel John Goff was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Doris Janet Goff.

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