March 23, 1929 ~ October 29, 2020

Born in: Glasgow, Kentucky
Resided in: Cave City, Kentucky

Kenneth Gooden, 91, of Cave City, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 at T. J. Samson Community Hospital. He was born in Barren County, Kentucky on March 23, 1929 to the late John Wesley and Susie Phillips Gooden. Kenneth retired from Dairymen Inc. as a machine operator and loved farming. He was also a devoted member and Deacon of Rolling Hills United Baptist Church.

Survivors include, two daughters, Debby Gossett (Larry), Marcella Gail Craighead (John); two grandchildren, Jordan Gossett (Scarlett), Jamie Froggett (Boone); two great-great grandchildren, Preston Sitko, Hayden Gossett; one sister, Jean Gooden; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his loving wife, Eurie Edith Walden Gooden; his twin brother, Calvin Gooden; three sisters, Irene Conkin, Mabel Ferguson, Fannie Lanoux; and three brothers, Leo Gooden, James Gooden, and Palmore Gooden.

A private graveside service for Mr. Gooden will be held Monday, November 2nd at the Gooden Family Cemetery. A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Mr. Gooden. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Debby you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

  2. Debbie and Marcella , so sorry for your loss, prayers for your family during this sad time. Love you both

  3. Debbie, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. May God wrap you and your family in loving arms for comfort. Sending love and hugs

  4. Sending up prayers for u and your family my deepest sympathy you’re in my thoughts and prayers God bless u with strength sorry for your loss he was a great person to know gone but never forgotten RIP Kenneth God bless love this family always

  5. All thoughts and prayers are with all of you! May God richly bless you and wrap his arms of love around you during this time!

  6. I am so very sorry I have so many memories of this sweet family that will forever be in my heart prayers for peace and comfort

  7. Debbie & Marcella & Family You all have my deepest sympathy & prayers. This is so hard to believe now but the pain will get easier as days go by,but never shall the deep loss leave you completely.My parents have been gone over 20 yrs. and there is hardly a day goes by I don’t miss them in a special way.God is so good ,he takes the unbearable pain away slowly but not the sorrow of them being gone. God Bless you all and may he give each one comfort & peace. We love you all

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be missed. Such a kind loving man. We love you all and pray for your healing as he is finally at peace with no suffering now.

  9. Debby and Marcella your in are thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.. The family (Jordon, Jamie and the kiddos is also in are prayers) i love you all..

  10. Debby & Marcela So sorry for your loss. Now Kenneth and Eurie are together once more! I have many fond memories of Kenneth & Eurie! God bless your families! Love you all!

  11. Debbie ,I just wanted to let you know that you have my sincere sympathy and that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know what it means to give up a good Christian Dad . It is truly a blessing to be raised in a Christian home and taken to church .
    A Friend, Betty Faye Coomer

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