Thomas Wade Goodman, a loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2023, in Temple, Texas at the age of 48. Born on December 4, 1974, in Kokomo, Indiana, Thomas was known for his generous spirit, handy skills, and courageous attitude.
Thomas is survived by his devoted wife, Amber Goodman of Belton, and their three sons, Michael Nance of Temple, and Shawn and Dustin Goodman, both of Belton. He will be fondly remembered by his adoring six grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews who brought him immense joy and happiness.
A skilled mechanic and jack of all trades, Thomas was highly regarded in his community for his expertise and willingness to lend a helping hand. His dedication and hard work earned him the respect of his peers.
Thomas had a deep love for his family and enjoyed hosting barbeques, creating lasting memories with his loved ones. He was an avid fisherman, often spending weekends casting his line into the tranquil waters, surrounded by nature. His love for motorcycles was a testament to his adventurous spirit, and he could often be found cruising the open road with the wind in his hair.
Music was an essential part of Thomas's life, and he had an eclectic taste, appreciating various genres and artists. It was not uncommon to find him humming a tune or tapping his foot to a beat. His love for music was a bond he shared with his children and grandchildren, often resulting in impromptu family jam sessions.
Above all, Thomas's greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren. He was a doting and playful grandfather, always ready to entertain with a story or a game. His love for his grandchildren was evident in the sparkle in his eyes whenever he spoke about them, and his legacy will live on through the cherished memories they shared.
Thomas was a generous man, always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. His innate ability to fix and build things made him a valuable asset to his community, and he took great pride in his work. His courage and determination to overcome obstacles were admired by all who knew him, and his loss will be deeply felt.
As we remember Thomas Wade Goodman, let us celebrate his life, his love for his family, and his unwavering spirit. May his memory live on in the hearts of all who knew him and may his legacy of generosity, courage, and love continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to call him a husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
Arrangements are entrusted to Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton.