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Ruby (May) Goodpaster

September 12, 1934 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Ruby Goodpaster Obituary

Ruby May Goodpaster of Louisville, KY, formerly of West Liberty, KY, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2023 in Louisville, KY, at the age of 89 years, 3 months, and 11 days.  She was born Wednesday, September 12, 1934 at Woodsbend, KY, daughter of the late James & Pearlie Gilbert May.

Ruby was united in marriage to her first husband, Charles Johnson, this union was blessed with two sons, James & Danny.  She later married Vinson Goodpaster and they spent 38 wonderful years together.  She was a Christian and a member of the Church of God.  Ruby loved to travel, work puzzles, and spend time with her family.  She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend, and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, James & Pearlie May, she was preceded in death by her first and second husbands, Charles Johnson and Vinson Goodpaster; one son, James Johnson; and step-son, Kevin Goodpaster; and brother, Earnest "Honey Bee" May.

She is survived by her son, Danny Johnson (Ruscinda) of Louisville, KY; step-son, Dale Goodpaster (Jo) of Illinois; step-daughter, Cathy Bear of California; grandchildren, Aaron Johnson (Angie), Shelby Palmer (Shawn), and Lindsey Johnson; step grandchildren, Kelly Fuller (Doug), Casandra Goodpaster, Melissa Dudek (Jim), Joey Landry (Cynthia), Nick Landry (Angie), Luis Ramirez ( Kimberly), Elysia Ramirez (Carissa); sixteen great grandchildren; a host of nieces & nephews; and special friend, April Wood.

Graveside Service 1 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2023 at West Liberty Memorial Gardens, with Rev. Karl Elam officiating.  Burial will follow.

Pallbearers:  Family & Friends.

Potter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
December 28, 2023

1:00 PM
West Liberty Memorial Gardens, West Liberty, KY


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