Francis J. Goodman of Creston, NC, age 73, died Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson, NC. He was born November 2, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late Walther and Marion Goodman of Murrells Inlet, SC. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Deanna Goodman and brothers, Walter and James Goodman. He is survived by his daughter, Jillian Baldvins; sisters, Carole Funkhouser (Paul), Kathy Feldman (Mitch); nieces, Heather Funkhouser, Brittney Bollinger, Ashlee Moore and nephew, Paul Funkhouser Jr.. Frank was a contractor for over 40 years in South Carolina and North Carolina. He was also aan Army Vietnam Veteran who was awarded the Bronze Star. Frank and Deanna built a house in the mountain of Creston, NC and lived there with many animals in which they cared for and loved. They made many friends in the mountains, who they called family. Frank loved to hunt with his friend Glen and ride up to the top of the mountain to see the view of many states. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mountaincityfh.com The family of Francis J. Goodman has entrusted his care to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 South Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.