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Walter “Dave” Goforth


Dave Goforth, 80 years old, of Williams, passed away at Colusa Hospital on March 31, 2021, at 4:52 p.m.

Walter David Goforth was born in Willits, California on February 18, 1941, to Elmer and Evelyn (Jones) Goforth. Dave is survived by his wife Sharon of 49 years, married on October 14, 1972, in Williams; their children: Robin Goforth Walters, Cynthia Sharp Saltman (Jeremy), Angela Sharp, Philip Sharp (Michele); 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Dave is also survived by his siblings Mervyn Goforth (Lois), Jane Christy, Diane Manna, numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Dave was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Goforth; mother, Evelyn Goforth; sister, Carol Orlich; son, Wes Goforth (Kim); brother-in-law, Kim Christy (Jane) and son-in-law, Dick Walters(Robin).

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 11 o’clock, interment at Williams Cemetery, Pastor Ken Edwards officiant.

The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at Valley West Post Acute, Colusa Hospital, and the Williams Fire Department for the wonderful care they provided for Dave.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Williams Fire Department P.O. Box 755 Williams, CA 95987. ■

04/08/2021 • WPR #2021-0482

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