Peter James “PJ” Goodman
PJ passed away suddenly with his wife, daughter and son-in-law by his side on February 6, 2018. He was born September 12, 1938, in Los Angeles, California, where he lived until he joined the Navy at the age of 19. He served in the Navy for 20 years.
He earned a degree in engineering from USC and later moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where he met the love of his life. He and Susan were married for 35 years, and he took on her five children as his own. He founded a design-build company, designing and constructing sound, security and communication systems for hotels and casinos throughout the US and abroad. He retired to Susan’s hometown of Cedar City, Utah, and learned to love the people and the area. He was a devout Catholic and served with the Knights of Columbus where he was a fourth degree Knight.
PJ is survived by his wife Susan, son Bob (Donna) Cox, daughter Liz (Jeff) Jacomb, son Glade (Victoria) Cox, 13 Grandchildren, 8 Great-grandchildren, and his brother, Patrick (Lupe) Goodman. He was preceded in death by his daughter Terri Heraty and son Steven Cox.
He will be missed by his many, many friends and family.
There was a funeral mass on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 12 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church (690 N Cove Drive, Cedar City, UT). Cremation was handled by Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be sent towww.sumortuary.com