Kenneth L. Goodman of Alexander, passed away Aug. 31, 2020 after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Alexander on Sept. 25, 1933, the son of the late Harold and Joy (Wight) Goodman. He was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Susan (Green) Goodman; son, Leslie A. Goodman; and daughter-in-law, Mary Goodman.

He is survived by his sisters, Irene Johncox, Lillian Bowen, Stella Peck, and Louise (Ken) Post; sisters-in-law, Natalie (Kenneth) Eddy and Judith (Joseph) Spin. He will be dearly missed by his companion of many years, Nancy Gerspacher.

Ken leaves behind his children, son James Goodman; daughters, Debra (Craig) Lund and Kate (John Hanobik) Goodman; daughter-in-law, Christine Goodman; grandchildren, Nick (Laura) Hanobik, Rebecca (Fred) Gregio, Elizabeth Hanobik, Brendan “Jake” (Shea Coleman) Lund, Michael Lund, Zachary Goodman.

He enjoyed his farm life and ran a successful sawmill operation and welding supply business. Ken was a life member of the Alexander Fire Department and WNY Gas & Steam Association where he served as director for several years. He cherished his time with many friends as he pursued several other hobbies.

A private service will be held at the family’s convenience. He will be laid to rest in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Alexander.

Memorials can be made to Home Health Care & Hospice, 29 Liberty St., Suite 6, Batavia NY 14020; Alexander Fire Department, P.O. Box 336, Alexander NY 14005 or WNY Gas & Steam Engine Association, P.O. Box 75, Alexander NY 14005.

For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main St., Attica, New York 14011.

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