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Joseph "Joe" Goforth

February 5, 1943 — July 17, 2020

Sebree, KY

Joseph “Joe” D. Goforth 77, of Sebree, KY passed away on Friday July 17, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was a retired Coal Miner and was of the Catholic Faith. He was a US Army Veteran, having served during the Vietnam Era. He was a member of the American Legion Austin Collins Post #243 in Sebree, KY. He was preceded in death by his wife Juanita Goforth in 2013, a son in law Paul Borum and a brother Johnny Goforth. He is survived by a daughter Dawna Borum of Sebree, KY; a son Doug Goforth(Angelia) of Cary, NC; 2 brothers Douglas E. Goforth of Colorado Springs, CO and Dano Goforth of Denver, CO; 3 grandchildren Wesley Goforth, Jade Thomas and Jazmine Jones; 15 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. There will be no services at the funeral home. Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY is handling the arrangements. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the daughters home 5079 US Hwy 41-South Sebree, KY 42455 on Sunday July 19th, 2020 between 4pm-6pm. Dress will be casual, please bring a chair for outdoor gathering. In memory of Joe, donations can be made to the KY Sheriff’s boys and girls ranch P.O. Box 57 Gilbertsville, KY 42044. Online condolences can be at

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