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Schuylkill County Obituaries

James M. Goodman, 34 – Gun Enthusiast, Loved Woodworking

james m goodman obituary

James M. Goodman, 34, St. Clair, was suddenly taken too soon Saturday at his residence.

Born November 29. 1985 in Pottsville, he was the son of the late Bruce Goodman.

He was a 2004 graduate of Pottsville Area High School and was employed by Walmart Distribution Center where he worked as a fork lift operator. An avid gun enthusiast, he looked forward to the upcoming hunting season. He also enjoyed wood working and spending time with his family.

Jim is survived by his loving wife of 8 years, Kelly (Dalton); son Jamie Detweiler; daughters Rhiannon Detweiler and Rozalynn Goodman. He is also survived by brothers Bruce “Butch” Reed, Texas; Bruce Goodman, St.Clair; Adam Goodman; Heckerschville; sisters Heather Snyder, Port Carbon; Tara Carl, Port Carbon; Amy Best, Lebanon; Laura Goodman, St. Clair; and Judy DeLong, Bethel; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Jim’s life will be announced at a later date. Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home 515 West Market Street Pottsville PA 17901 has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit to leave a condolence or share a memory of James.

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