Leonard Gauldin Obituary (1941 – 2023) – Tradition Remembers

Leonard Allen Goldin, 81, passed away peacefully at home and entered heaven on January 27, 2023.
Leonard was born on July 06, 1941 to the late Jesse E. Goldin and Minnie Walker Goldin.
Leonard loved his family, fishing, traveling, dancing, laughing and having a good time. He never met a stranger and made many friends wherever he went. He had a green thumb and could grow just about anything and enjoyed gardening and landscaping. Be careful if you have a flower bed, it will be a garden by the end of summer. He always enjoyed riding in his 1966 Chevy Pickup, rallying and going to car shows. He worked at Dan River Mills and retired as a Bead Flapper from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Danville, Virginia. Leonard completed programs in horticulture and landscaping at Rockingham Community College. He stays active by going to the Danville YMCA. He was a member of the Poquoson Tribe 124 and elected the 2022 Red Man of the Year.
Leonard is survived by his three daughters, Tina Kells; Elizabeth Hurd and husband Robert; Lana Shively and husband Tim; granddaughter, Ann Marie Hurd; grandsons James Goldin; Robert Wesley Hurd; Douglas Shively; brothers Irvin Goldin; Kenneth Goldin and his wife, Peggy; sister Linda Goldin.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Marie Dickerson Goldin; brothers Jesse, Ernest, Hubert, Luther Goldin; sisters Pauline Ketchum, Mamie New, Frances Meeks, Gloria Adkins, Gladys Sparks, Delores Crabb and Carolyn Ware.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Swisgood Funeral Home with Pastor Austin Merricks officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Danville Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County 2150 NC HWY 65 Reidsville NC 27320.
Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Galdin family.
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Posted on January 30, 2023 by Swicegood-Barker Funeral Home.

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