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Richard Cain Goldsmith

October 19, 1955 - December 18, 2019

Burial Date December 21, 2019

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. where services will be held Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend James F. Hurst presiding. Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery.

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Richard Cain “Rick” Goldsmith, 64, of Lost Creek, WV, passed away on December 18, 2019.

 

He was born in Weston on October 19, 1955, a son of the late Luther Bud Goldsmith and Linda Sumpter Gump whom resides in Lost Creek, WV.

 

Mr. Goldsmith is also survived by his wife Vicky Lynn Henjum Goldsmith who resides at their home in Lost Creek; four children, Angela Goldsmith and companion James “Anthony” Viglianco of Garner, NC, Elijah Cain Goldsmith and wife Michele Martin of Anmoore, Shawna Christine Hessee and companion Keith Nelson of West Haven, CT, Michaela Noel Hessee and companion Bobby Ferrano of West Haven, CT; three grandchildren, Piper Goldsmith, Santino and Savino Viglianco; great-grandson Killian Bell; siblings, Darrell Goldsmith and wife Kathy of Lost Creek, Tim “Sally” Goldsmith and wife Julie of Miletus, WV, Dave Goldsmith and wife Donna of Bridgeport, Gary Goldsmith and husband Eddie Tomlin of Richmond, VA; as well as several nieces and nephews.

 

In addition to his father he is preceded in death by his first wife, Marsha Ellen Marshall Goldsmith; sister Barbara Wilt; brother Tom Goldsmith; and stepfather Frank Gump.

 

Rick was a graduate of South Harrison High School Class of 1973. He was a truck driver for Overnite Transportation and UPS Freight, where he retired from with over thirty years of service. He enjoyed doing carpentry work simultaneously. He had a passion for fishing and always came home with a smile on his face, swearing that a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day of work. He was an excellent provider and cherished his family. He was an especially loving “Pappy” to his grandchildren. He never knew a stranger and welcomed all into his home for a friendly chat. He made everyone feel like family and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.

 

Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort on Friday, December 20, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. where services will be held Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend James F. Hurst presiding. Interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

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