8/11/14 — MAX F. GOFF

MAX F. GOFF, age 73, of Cowan, Tenn. departed this life on Friday, August 08, 2014, at STRHS Winchester, following a brief illness.

Mr. Goff was born on November 21, 1940, in Cowan, Tenn. to the late Henry and Bertha Wilson Goff.

Mr. Goff was disabled from birth.  He was a member of the Hope Baptist Church in Cowan.  He was an avid UT football fan.  If Mr. Goff could have chosen a profession for himself it would have been in Law Enforcement.  He was given a badge to wear and Sheriff Tim Fuller gave him a deputies cap to wear that he cherished.  At Christmas time officer Allen Edwards went to Golden Living Center, where Mr. Goff was a resident at the time, picked him up and let him ride in the Cowan Christmas parade with him. A memory he always cherished.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers; William Henry Goff, Roy Wilson and Bobby Allen Goff, a sister, May Wanda Goff.

He is survived by brothers; Alton Goff of Goldsboro, NC, Billy (Clara) Goff of Cowan, sisters; Greta Goff of Sparta, TN, Lynda Smith of Estill Springs, Bonnie(Floyd) Sweeton of Cowan, Gail Goff of Winchester, aunt, Lois Ashley of Cowan, numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Mr. Goff will be held from 4:00-9:00 P.M. Sunday evening, August 10, at the Hope Baptist Church in Cowan.

Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Monday afternoon, August 11, at Hope Baptist Church. Bro. Bill Owens and Bro. Johnny Carr officiating.

Serving as pallbearers are family and friends.

Interment will follow in the Cowan Montgomery Cemetery.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.flower1