PORTSMOUTH — Selby “John” Goddard, 67 of Portsmouth went to be with the Lord on June 24, 2016. John was the son of the late Selby Willard and Alma Jean Goddard. He was also proceeded in death by two brothers.

John is survived by the love of his life, Ann Elizabeth Goddard, whom he married November 25, 1967. He is also survived but a daughter Angie (Mike) Finn, and a son Selby John (Jennifer) Goddard both of Portsmouth, and four grandchildren: John Warren Goddard, Collin Michael Finn, Samuel Edward Finn, and Reagan Elizabeth Rose Goddard. He also is survived by three brothers and four sisters.

John was a retired prison guard at SOCF, and was active in his church, The New Boston First Church of The Nazarene. John loved the Lord and Loved his family and his church.

Funeral services will be held at 11am on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Adkins-Brant Funeral Home in Portsmouth, with pastor James Patrick officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Portsmouth. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m on Tuesday and one hour prior to the services on Wednesday. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com.

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