H. Allen Goldman (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Harold Allen Goldman, Sr., 88, of Washington Hwy., Lincolnton, Ga., died Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Mar. 12, 2009 at 4 o'clock p.m. at Lincolnton Baptist Church with Rev. Dan Rosser officiating. Interment will follow in the Lincolnton City Cemetery with military honors. Mr. Goldman, son of the late Hobson A. and Dolie Burgess Goldman, was a lifelong resident of Lincoln County. During WWII, he had served in the U.S. Army in the European Theatre. He was retired from the Georgia Department of Transportation, a farmer, and had served on the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners representing District #2 for 12 years. Also, he was a member of the Lincolnton Baptist Church and a former Sunday School Teacher. Other memberships include the Lincoln County Cattleman's Association and the Lincoln County Soil and Water Conservation District. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Moss Goldman and brother, Steve Goldman. He is survived by: daughters, Alana G. Burke, and husband, Bill of Lincolnton, Joann G. Collins, and husband, Billy of Lincolnton; sons, Harold A. Goldman, Jr., Gene R. Goldman and wife, Floydean all of Lincolnton, Ga.; a special friend, Mrs. Inez McWhorter; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Adam Burke, Chris Goldman, Austin Goldman, Russell Goldman, C.J. Goldman, Walker T. Norman, and Willie Story will serve as pallbearers. Contributions may be made to the Lincolnton Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 357, Lincolnton, Ga. 30817. Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.net and sign the the guestbook. Beggs Funeral Home, 200 May Ave., Lincolnton, Ga. 30817. (706) 359-4117.

The Augusta Chronicle-March 12, 2009