Henry Gosdin

Obituary of Henry Gearld Gosdin

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Funeral services for Gearld Gosdin, age 80, of Roanoke will be held on Friday, August 4, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Carl Rider and Bro. Bill Calhoun officiating.  Burial will follow at Gray Hill Church of God Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, August 3, 2023.

Mr. Gosdin passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at home surrounded by his family.

Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Dicie Carr Gosdin of Roanoke; three daughters, Dale Richardson (Tony) of Woodland, Wanda McDaniel of Roanoke and Steve McDaniel of LaGrange, GA, and Penny Justice of Cartersville, GA; special son, Ed Mitchum of Woodland; six grandchildren, Katie Dye (Eric) of Woodland, Shellie Rigney (Matt) of Woodland, Justin Benefield (Gabby) of Roanoke, Paige Huey (Heath) of Woodland, Zach McDaniel (Megan) of Roanoke, and Anna Robertson (Caleb) of Columbus, OH; 11 great-grandchildren and one on the way; special niece and nephew, Susie Moon and Keenan Moon; three brothers, Terrell Gosdin of Standing Rock, Terry Gosdin of Roanoke, and Larry Wayne Gosdin of Woodland; and caregiver, Pam Smith.

Pallbearers will be Justin Benefield, Zach McDaniel, Heath Huey, Eric Dye, Caleb Robertson, and Matthew Rigney. Honorary pallbearers will be Gavin Wortham, Tate Dye, and Dax Dye.

An Ephesus, Georgia native, Mr. Gosdin was born on June 4, 1943, the son of Clayton and Vader Craven Gosdin.  He was a member of Standing Rock Assembly of God and worked at Mohawk before retiring.  Mr. Gosdin was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and five sisters.




5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States

Funeral services

2:00 pm
Friday, August 4, 2023
Benefield Funeral Chapel
17624 Hwy 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States


Gray Hill Church of God
16159 County Road 87
Woodland, Alabama, United States
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