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Lawrence W. Goff “Larry”


Lawrence W. Goff “Larry”, age 73 of Grand Rapids, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents Albert Lincoln Goff and Margaret Edna Goff (McCann). He is survived by his wife of 50 years Nancy Riker Goff; children Jason (Erin) Goff, Nicole Harig; grandchildren Joshua (Rachel Dennis) Harig, Kristina Harig, Andy Goff, Bennett Goff; great grandchildren RaeLynne Harig, Liam Harig; brothers James (Barbara) Goff, Keith (Linda) Goff. Larry retired after a 30 year career in the imported automobile business. Upon his retirement in early 2000 Larry found a second passion in art. He joined the Grand Valley Artists (GVA) and found a community of people who shared his love for the beauty and diversity of art. Their support encouraged and inspired him to spread his love of art at every opportunity. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the GVA community and Spectrum Health Hospice for the care and compassion given to Larry. Visitation will be Friday, April 13, 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 14, 11:00 a.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Chaplain Natasha Kaminsky officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Spectrum Health Hospice, 100 Michigan St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or Grand Valley Artists, 1695 Service Dr., Ste 106, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. “Always walk slowly enough through life to see and hear the beauty around you.”


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  1. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers! Hugs to you all during this difficult time!

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