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Milford J. Goodlock

November 26, 1931 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 87)

Milford J. Goodlock, 87 of Clayton, MI, entered the gates of Heaven on September 15, 2019, in Longmont, Colorado with his loved ones by his side.  Milford was born in Clayton, MI to Arthur and Veda Goodlock on November 26, 1931.  He married his love Lillavelle Ellis on August 25, 1950 in Hudson, MI.  Together they had 3 children.  He worked many years as a cabinet maker and retired from Merillat Industries.  Milford attended Clayton Bible Church, loved to make birdhouses and tell people about the Lord. Milford was the best Grandpa ever! Milford was preceded in death by his wife, Lillaville Goodlock, his parents: Arthur and Veda Goodlock, siblings Philip, Evelyn, Violet, Clifford, Vena, Harley and grandson Arthur Goodlock.  Milford is survived by his sister: Iona (Larry) Schmucker, Children: Arthur (Liz) Goodlock, Mary (Jim) Elliott and Pamela Goodlock, grandchildren; Heather Raymond, Julie (Rob) Freeman, Jay Raymond and Kristin Green, great-grandchildren; Katie Ann, Porter Jay, Matthew Scott, Mya Jordan, Lamiyah Lillavelle and Levi Milford James.  Thank you Kristin for making his last 18 months in Colorado great.  Visitation will be on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and also on Monday from 12:00 PM until the time of service at J Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2019, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  Burial will follow at North Dover Cemetery in Clayton.  www.PurseFuneralHome.com

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