Charles William "Charlie" Goff
April 25, 1937  -  March 26, 2018

Charles William "Charlie" Goff

Loran Fawcett Chapel
704 Indiana
Neodesha, KS  66757
Thursday, March 29, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Funeral Services
Christian Church
Altoona, KS  
Friday, March 30, 2018
10:00 a.m.

Harrison Cemetery
Rural Thayer, KS  

Harry Hynes Hospice
3 Med Center Circle
Pittsburg, KS  66762

I served in the Army.

Charles “Charlie” William Goff III, 80, of Altoona, Kansas died surrounded by his loving family after a brave fight with cancer at 9:08 a.m. on March 26, 2018. Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 30th at the Christian Church in Altoona, Kansas. Burial will follow at Harrison Cemetery in rural Thayer, Kansas. A Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 29th at Loran Fawcett Chapel with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Charles was born in Neodesha, Kansas on April 25, 1937 to Charles W. and Evelyn (Laws) Goff. He attended school in rural Neodesha and Florida before graduating high school in Wichita.
Charles married the love of his life- Dorothy “Dot” Darleene Brown- on December 12, 1960. She preceded him in death on October 10, 1994. They raised two daughters, Julie Ann and Vicki Jo. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and working for many years at WG fertilizer in Thayer. He later worked at Tri-Glass and MFG Construction Products before retiring and tending to his cattle. Charles was known for working on his hot rods, coon hunting, woodworking, and the deep love he had for his children and grandchildren.
Charles is survived by his two daughters Julie (Danny) Mayeske of Fredonia and Vicki (Kelly) Jarboe of Walnut; brother Joe (Dixie) Goff of Wichita; and five grandchildren: Canese Jarboe, Krista Jarboe, Cody Jarboe, Charell Mayeske, and Layne Mayeske.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Barbara Ann and Janna Sue, and two nephews.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked to send memorial donations in memory of Charles to Harry Hynes Hospice of Pittsburg, Kansas. You can send an online condolence to the family by going to


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  1. Robert Merritt
    Thayer, KS

    Charlie was a unique individual. I always enjoyed visiting with him and hearing his views on life. I will miss him!

  2. Lynda Baldwin Stark
    Dawson Creek,

    Sending prayers for comfort and peace. I was a friend of Joe's many years ago and met Charles a few summers ago who was visiting the Neodesha Cemetery with Joe & Dixie. My dad, Don Baldwin was a childhood neighbor and friend of Harry Wayne "Twink" Goff.

  3. Sharon Bowen
    Independence, KS

    I worked with Charlie at MFG when he was running the wood shop. He was such a good man and so talented. He would make everyone laugh at his stories and he had many. He will be missed.

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    God and loves you and are with you. In Jesus name !
    Larry & Leisa Callarman

  6. Chuck Bohlke
    Mankato, MN

    Your family is in our prayers . It is hard to lose a loved one but to know that Charlie is in a happy and in a peaceful place will help with your sadness . I enjoyed my visits with Charlie and will miss him when I think of Kansas.

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