Robert Goodyear

Robert passed away on June 6, 2019 in Cloverdale. Born in Healdsburg on December 7, 1951 to the late Robert and Caroline Goodyear, owner of Jimtown Store. He is survived by his twin sister Bobbie Goodyear (Jimmy McManus) of Cloverdale; Carole Goodyear of OR; aunt Caterina Teldeschi of Healdsburg; and numerous cherished cousins. He was a member of St John’s Catholic Church.

He graduated from Healdsburg HS in 1969 and SRJC in 1971. After graduation, he worked in agriculture and winery industries.

He recently retired from PG&E after 25 years in the general construction gas department where he enjoyed working with others and had opportunities to travel. His interests varied over the years from being an avid motorcyclist, scuba diver, working on cars, and he built his home in Alexander valley where he grew up and had a strong bond with his family. Robert was a gentle, kind and generous man, always willing to help however he could. 

At his request, no formal services with be held. Private inurnment will be at Oak Mound Cemetery.

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We were shocked and saddened to learn of the premature death of Robert Goodyear. Bobbie and Carole, please accept our sincere condolences. We have many fond memories of the Goodyear Family of Jimtown fame, and the large place they and their general store played in our lives after we immigrated to Alexander Valley in 1970. A wonderful family! We'd love to hear from Bobbie or Carole again (It's been a very long time.). Bless you all. ~~ Mark & Xandra Grandy (Cloverdale)

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