RURAL DANVILLE -- Frank Edwin Goulde, 70, of rural Danville, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following a short illness.
Frank was born Jan. 8, 1947, in Mount Vernon and was the son of John E. and Mary R. (ne Fox) Goulde. He lived in northern Knox county all of his life and was a 1965 graduate of Loudonville High School. Frank worked 28 years for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources at Mohican State Park, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Jelloway United Methodist Church, the Knox County Historical Society, Knox County Agricultural Museum, Richland County Steam Threshers and the McDonald's morning and evening coffee club.
Frank is survived by two sisters, Linda C. (Bob) Brown and Ruth Ross, both of Loudonville; a nephew, Thomas Brown; and a niece, Susan (Mike) Beans, all of Loudonville; great-nieces and great-nephews, Tyler and Meagan Brown, and Michael, Joshua and Brooke Beans, all of Loudonville; a great-great-niece, Brooklynn Amos; stepniece, Angie (Mike) Thomas of Mansfield; and a step-great-niece and nephew, Bethany and Mike Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother-in-law, Robert Ross.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at Jelloway United Methodist Church, with Pastor Ruth Douglas officiating. Private family burial will be in Jelloway Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family two hours before the service, 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to Jelloway United Methodist Church, 21248 Wooster Road, Danville, Ohio 43014; or Knox County Historical Society, 875 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Online condolences may be left for the Goulde family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com. (T-G 08/04/17)