HALIFAX- Matthew A. Goodnow, 41, of Tucker Road, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 30.
Mr. Goodnow was born in Brattleboro on March 25, 1978, the son of Randy and Donna Brown Goodnow. He attended schools in Whitingham, graduating from Whitingham High School.
Mr. Goodnow worked as a machinist for G.S. Precision for over 24 years. He was a member of the Karbon Kings Performance Car Club. He enjoyed driving and buying fast, high-powered cars and listening to rock music. Goodnow was an avid Indianapolis Colts football fan and a New York Yankee fan.
Mr. Goodnow leaves behind his wife Amber Putnam Goodnow, whom he married in Bennington, June 23, 2007. He also leaves behind his father-in-law and mother-in-law Jeff and Marylee Putnam, of Halifax; father-in-law Gary Cook, of Clarksburg, MA; sisters-in-law Leah Putnam, of Halifax, and Abigail Fisher, of Florida; brother-in-law Charles Putnam, of Halifax; sons Joseph Reynolds, of Brattleboro, and Nicholas Goodnow, of California; daughters Kira Goodnow and Elizabeth Thurber, of Halifax, and Angel Betit and son-in-law Garold Rhodes, of Jacksonville; his sister Rebecca Goodnow, of Whitingham; his grandson Emmett Rhodes; step-siblings Brandon, London, and Cameron McCoy and Whitney Chitwood, Keeton Hill, Shawnee Patterson, and Rachel Smith; and nephew Cooper Smith.
Funeral services for Mr. Goodnow were held Tuesday, August 6, at Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington. Interment followed in Jacksonville Cemetery. If friends desire gifts in Mr. Goodnow’s memory may be made to the Halifax Bible Church, Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal condolences visitwww.sheafuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington, VT.