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“Dean was one of the first people to make me feel welcome to Greenwood. He was a fine man and will be sadly missed. Our condolences to the family. ”
1 of 49 | Posted by: Aaron and Debra Ordway - York, PA

“Helen and family, Dean and I reported aboard the USS Lofberg in 1952. We served aboard in the same repair shop until discharged. We were the best...Read More »
2 of 49 | Posted by: Charles Crume - Belton, MO

“I am so sorry about Dean. He was a special man and will be greatly missed. He always had a loving attitude and a smile for everyone. May God...Read More »
3 of 49 | Posted by: Linda Brock - Greenwood, SC

“Mary Ann, I am so sorry for you and your family. I am sharing in your pain and grief as I just lost my Dad 2 months ago. It is very hard !! and I...Read More »
4 of 49 | Posted by: Lynda Clark - Greenwood, SC

“Being a life long friend of Heather Goldman’s I had the honor to know Mr. Goldman. He was someone that we all looked up to. I feel honored to...Read More »
5 of 49 | Posted by: Shannon Davenport - Savannah, GA

“Mary Ann, Dick and the entire family, know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, I consider it an honor for Dean to have called me his...Read More »
6 of 49 | Posted by: SAMMY LEWIS - ANDERSON, SC

“I am surely going to miss Dean. He was a very loving man. I remember so many times getting them sweet hugs from him and laughing together. Dean was...Read More »
7 of 49 | Posted by: Mark Hancock - Bradley, SC

“What a day to celebrate, Dean Goldman going home to our loving and forgiving Father!! Mary Ann, your father never met a stranger. He welcomed me to...Read More »
8 of 49 | Posted by: Amy Hilley - Ninety Six, SC

“THE AUDITOR'S OFFICE WANTS TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES TO DEAN'S FAMILY. HE TOUCHED ALL OUR LIVES AND WE'LL NEVER FORGET HIM. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU...Read More »
9 of 49 | Posted by: edna hollingsworth - greenwood, SC

“We are so deeply sorry to hear about Mr. Goldman. He was such a precious man. Loved by many. We will surely miss him. You all are in our thoughts...Read More »
10 of 49 | Posted by: Debbie and Neal Chrisley - SC

“Dear Goldman Family I will always remember Dean at the Christmas party that my Aunt Doris McKinney had for "her" children each year. He would sing...Read More »
11 of 49 | Posted by: Beth Mckinney Bass - Columbia, SC

“To all the Goldman Family: Words could never express how special each of you are to me and my family. Dean was just an exception and will never be...Read More »
12 of 49 | Posted by: Mary Ann Smith - Greenwood, SC

“The times I have shared with Dean at Blythe or seeing him in worship are very keenly stored away in my mind. I will miss seeing him. May the family...Read More »
13 of 49 | Posted by: Rev. Milton B. Hannah - Greenwood, SC

“My prayers and sympathy are with your family in this time of lossl ”
14 of 49 | Posted by: Carolyn Becknell - Ninety, SC

“Mrs.Goldman, Cheryl, Mary Ann and Laurie, I am sorry to hear of Mr.Goldman's passing. He was a kind and good hearted...Read More »
15 of 49 | Posted by: Debra Holley - Ninety Six, SC

“How can I describe my beloved friend? He was the most warm, caring person you could ever meet. He always had a smile, hug or whatever you needed. ...Read More »
16 of 49 | Posted by: Sandra Staggs - Ninety Six, SC

“Uncle Dean was one of a kind. His humor, graciousness and love for his family is what I will always remember about him. One of my many fond memories...Read More »
17 of 49 | Posted by: Tina Williams Chadwick - SC

“To The Goldman Family, What a lovely man Dean Goldman was! He was the most friendly person, never meeting a stranger. Mr. Dean always had a...Read More »
18 of 49 | Posted by: Karen and Wayne Wilson - SC

“Dear Goldman Family, We are very sad at Dean's passing. When we moved back to South Carolina he welcomed us and made us feel very much part of...Read More »
19 of 49 | Posted by: Chris and Bryan Dawson - Waterloo, SC

“To the entire Goldman Family: We are saddened to hear of Dean's passing, but know that the angel's are rejoicing on his arrival home. Dean was...Read More »
20 of 49 | Posted by: Jerry (Rip) & Claire Shirley - SC

“We are very saddened for the loss of Dean. He was a very good person who always had a smile and a hug for us. Our prayers are with the family. May...Read More »
21 of 49 | Posted by: Todd and Tammie Mullinax - SC

“Dear Goldman Family, It is with a heavy heart that I write this, but wanted you all to know that I loved Mr.Dean, I am so glad I got to know him...Read More »
22 of 49 | Posted by: Joni Bisek - Ninety Six, SC

“I'm sure I don't have to tell you how very precious Mr Dean was - He was so very precious to me. While I worked at 96 Pharmacy, I had the pleasure to...Read More »
23 of 49 | Posted by: Chrystal Williams Scott - SC

“Dear family I am so sorry to hear about Dean. He was such a very nice man! He always had a smile for us and a good word. You are in my prayers!! ”
24 of 49 | Posted by: Sara Garland - ninety six, SC

“We were so sorry to hear of Dean's passing ... he was such a special person. When we met him a few years ago, he made us part of his family...Read More »
25 of 49 | Posted by: Andre & Lynda Whitson - McLoud, OK

“Heaven is rejoicing at the Homecoming of Dean. He fought a good fight and the battle is over. Dean will live on for years to come because of his...Read More »
26 of 49 | Posted by: Becky & J. W. Timms - Ninety Six, SC

“I will miss our friendship, chats on theology, the state of this world, breakfasts together, and so many other things we shared. My eternal thanks...Read More »
27 of 49 | Posted by: Metro Boone Fox - Greenwood, SC

“There aren't enough words to express the sadness in my heart. I loved Dean from the minute I met him (when he came and picked Brittani and I up from...Read More »
28 of 49 | Posted by: Krista Stroup - Cabot, AR

“Dean will be missed,but will live on in hearts and minds.We are thinking of you,and the entire goldman family in their time of grief.May God be...Read More »
29 of 49 | Posted by: James & Judy Smith - Greenwood, SC

“Mary Ann, I'm very sorry to hear about your dad's passing. I will always cherish the fonds memories I have while working with him at the courthouse....Read More »
30 of 49 | Posted by: Vicki Ashley - Waterloo, SC

“Cheryl, We praise the Lord that we can take great comfort in knowing that no sorrow is too deep that God cannot feel it with us. It is our prayer...Read More »
31 of 49 | Posted by: John & Cindy Nickles - Due West, SC

“You are in our prayers. Dean was such a good & caring soul. He was so much help to us during the loss of our wife, mother and friend Sharon Rawls...Read More »
32 of 49 | Posted by: The Azecusky Family - Chappells, SC

“Helen,Mary Ann,Cheryl and Laurie Dean was such a good man and he loved his family and his God. He sure will be missed. He and my dad James were very...Read More »
33 of 49 | Posted by: Brenda Rowe Stewart - Ninety Six, SC

“Mary Ann and Family, God is still GOOD and He will be there with You every moment as you face this time of sadness and loss in your lives. Dean was a...Read More »
34 of 49 | Posted by: Jimmy Brown - Ninety Six, SC

“Mary Beth, So sorry for your loss. Your papa was one of the sweetest men I had the honor of knowing. He would walk in the room and make everyone...Read More »
35 of 49 | Posted by: Jill Goldman - Greenwood, SC

“Our love for Dean was known by him and he will be surely miss by us. Many fond memories of our times together will be with me and Gay forever. I...Read More »
36 of 49 | Posted by: Keith and Gay McIntosh - SC

“As I have grown older,I have realized how important Mr. Goldman was in my developement as a young teenager and a young man. He gave up his time to be...Read More »
37 of 49 | Posted by: Julius Calhoun - Ninety Six, SC

“To Dean's family we sent our love and prayers during this diffcult time. Dean would have to be remembered as one of the most unforgetable person's...Read More »
38 of 49 | Posted by: Bill & Sylvia Hilley - Greenwood, SC

“I did not get to spend a lot of time with Dean but the time we shared together left a permenant mark that can never be erased. Dean was the finest...Read More »
39 of 49 | Posted by: William Stroup - Moscow, OH

“Helen and family, I want you to know how sorry I am to hear of Deans' death.He will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched. Dean was such a...Read More »
40 of 49 | Posted by: Evelyn H. Sosby - Westminster, SC

“We are remembering your family in our prayers during this time. Love and prayers, Rev. Jim and Kathy Ann Price Johnston (GHS Class of 1973) ”
41 of 49 | Posted by: Kathy Ann Price Johnston - SC

“OUR LIFE HAS BEEN ENRICHED BY THE HONOR OF KNOWING DEAN. WE WILL MISS HIM BUT WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM IN OUR HEARTS. WE LOVE YOU. ”
42 of 49 | Posted by: ED & SANDRA DAGOSTIN - SELMA, AL

“He was a wonderful man. He was like a grandfather to my son. He will be greatly missed. Our sympathy is extended to the family. ”
43 of 49 | Posted by: Denise Chavis - Ninety Six, SC

“Helen & Family, I was so saddened to hear the news of Dean. You all have always been a special part of our family although we do not get...Read More »
44 of 49 | Posted by: Yvonne Dorn - Greenwood, SC

“On behalf of the members of Lakelands Marines, we extend our deepest sympathy to his family and friends. Dean was our Chaplain and an integral part...Read More »
45 of 49 | Posted by: Lakelands Marines - Greenwood, SC

“Mary Beth, My heart is breaking for you. Always know that I am here for you. Your papa was a wonderful man who loved his family dearly. You are...Read More »
46 of 49 | Posted by: Tricia Steadman - Greenwood, SC

“Dean was my friend as well as my father-in-law. He loved his family and his god. He especially loved his children, grandchildren and great...Read More »
47 of 49 | Posted by: Dick Stroup - Greenwood, SC

“Helen,Mary Ann,Cheryl and Laurie. Dean was such a good, fine man. He and my dad James were such good friends.He would come to Wesley Commons and cut...Read More »
48 of 49 | Posted by: Brenda Rowe Stewart - NINETY SIX, SC

“Our thoughts and preyers are with you all. ”
49 of 49 | Posted by: John & Kim Falls - Greenwood, SC


DEAN GOLDMAN Ashley Dean Goldman, 74, resident of 123 Cassell Circle, husband of Helen Williams Goldman, died December 4, 2009 at St. Francis Hospital in Greenville. Born in Greenwood, February 8, 1935, he was a son of the late John Curtis and Flora Marie Pitts Goldman. He was a graduate of Ninety Six High School, attended Piedmont Technical College and was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War serving on the USS Lofberg. Mr. Goldman was retired from Greenwood County and since his retirement was employed by Blyth Funeral Home. A member of Ninety Six Church of God, he was also a member and Past Commander of VFW Post 8131, Past Commander of the American Legion Post 103 in Ninety Six, Lakelands Detachment Marine Corps League, the 40 & 8 and Past Master of Eureka Masonic Lodge 47 A.F.M. Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are three daughters, Mary Ann and husband, Richard Stroup of Greenwood, Cheryl and husband, Mark Bellamy of Ninety Six and Laurie Goldman of the home; six grandchildren, Chris and wife, Marie Stroup, Richard Stroup, Mary Beth and husband, Michael Ginn, Will and wife, Sarah Stroup, Heather Goldman and Stephen Bellamy; seven great-grandchildren, Tanner Ginn, Braedon Stroup, William Stroup, Kyler Byihgton, Carson Ginn, Ava Grace Stroup and Logan Ginn; four brothers, Kenneth and wife, Juanita Goldman, Rock and wife, Mary Ann Goldman, Ted and wife, Marie Goldman, all of Ninety Six and Ned and wife, Theone Goldman of Albany, OR. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 PM Tuesday from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ronald Chavis and Rev. Bobby Duncan officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Ninety Six. Pallbearers will be Richard Stroup, Mark Bellamy, Chris Stroup, Michael Ginn, Will Stroup and Stephen Bellamy. Honorary escort will be the men of Ninety Six Church of God and the Lakelands Detachment Marine Corps League. The family is at the home and will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 to 9:00 Monday evening. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ninety Six Church of God, 301 Saluda Street, Ninety Six, SC 29666 or to the charity of one's choice.

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