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Obituaries: Harold "Hap" Goldbourn


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Harold "Hap" Richard Goldbourn of Canton , formerly of Byesville entered into eternal rest on Saturday (February 22, 2014),

He was born October 19, 1917 in Byesville and was the son of the late Adam and Hazel (Ables) Goldbourne.

Hap was a resident of Canton since 1941. He retired from U.S. Steel, as head electrician, in 1980 after 30 years of service. Hap was a Christian and was a member of Village Baptist Temple in North Canton. While living in Byesville he worked with his friend, Roger Nickelson, on Roger's dads farm from first grade to high school where he was a 1935 graduate of Byesville High School. He always talked of that farm and family. He also worked at Brownies movie theater in Byesville from high school to in his 20's running the projector. He knew all the old stars names all his life.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years Opal (Jackson) Goldbourn whom he married December 20, 1941 and passed away July 12, 2009; his only sibling, a sister Ruth Louise Adams; a son-in-law Larry Ventresca.

He is survived by his children Monna L. Perrenoud (Fred) of Canton, Betty J. Ventresca of Massillon, Thomas H. Goldbourn (Leia) of New York and Bonnie J. Lee (Norman) of Texas and many loved grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Wednesday (February 26, 2014) at Greenwood Cemetery with Pastor Dennis Rost officiating.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.black-eppersonfuneralhomes.com
No calling hours will be observed
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood Cemetery with Pastor Dennis Rost officiating.
Black-Epperson Funeral Home - Byesville

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