Obituaries

Obituaries

John V. Goodbar Jr. 1909 - 2007 Lawrence

Services for John V. Goodbar Jr., 98, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Porter Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan., 1835 Minnesota Ave.Mr. Goodbar died Friday, Dec. 21, 2007, at Brandon Woods Nursing Home.He was born Nov. 30, 1909, in Gallatin, Mo. He moved to Lawrence in 2002.Mr. Goodbar was a manager for A & P Grocery Stores for 40 years and also worked for the Kansas Department of Revenue before retiring in 1976. He was a marshal at Sunflower Golf Course. He was a member and elder at First Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Kan.He married Anna B. Goodbar. She died in 2005.Survivors include three children, Judy Mullen, Liberty, Mo., Jerry Goodbar, Alhambra, Calif., and Becky Gibson, Lawrence; a sister, Georgia Moore, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday before the services.The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice, 1420 Wakarusa Drive, Suite 202, Lawrence, KS 66049; or Heartland Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center, 16965 N.W. 45 Highway, Parkville, MO 64152.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.porterfuneralhome.com">www.porterfuneralhome.com</a>.