James R. Goff

James Richard “Jim” Goff, 75, of Forest Grove, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013.

Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 18, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1660 Elm St. in Forest Grove. A reception and burial will follow.

He was born Aug. 16, 1938, to James and Thelma (Leaman) Goff in Seattle, where he was raised and educated.

He married Helen Eberle in 1979 in Seattle. They lived in Beaverton and moved to Forest Grove in 2008.

He worked as a sales engineer for Tektronix for several years.

He enjoyed the outdoors and golfing, and volunteering at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Forest Grove.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Helen; children, Sheri McMasters, Jim Goff, Cindy Hauser, Kristy Ferrel, Michael Goff and Travis Goff; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.

The family suggests donations in Jim’s name to St. Vincent de Paul.

Services are provided by Duyck & VanDeHey Funeral Home.