Robert L. Goodknight

May 25, 1934 - June 26, 2006

ELKHART — Former Elwood resident Robert Lawrence Goodknight, 72, Elkhart, died June 26, 2006, at Rosewood Nursing Home in Elkhart after a brief illness.

He was a retired policeman and former assistant chief of the Elwood Police Department.

Survivors include five sons, Robert V. (wife, Robin) Goodknight, Keith (wife, Vanessa) Goodknight, Lawrence Allen Goodknight, David Goodknight and Michael Goodknight; daughter, Katie Goodknight; brother, James Goodknight; sister, Janet Fetz; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Copher-Fesler-May Funeral Home in Elwood with Evangelist A. Chris Hosier officiating. Burial of ashes will be at a later date in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery in Anderson.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1220 Meridian St., Anderson, IN 46016.

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