Abingdon, VA – Michael Monroe Goad, age 49, passed on Saturday, August 13, 2022, in Johnston Memorial Hospital. Michael was a 1991 graduate of Abingdon High School and had a special love for animals. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James Robert Dalton; paternal grandparents, Ray Goad and Ethel Rutherford; step grandfather, Wayne Rutherford; and several uncles.
Michael is survived by his parents, Jimmy and Connie Dalton Goad; maternal grandmother, Eula Mae Dalton; aunt, Betty Martin; special neighbors who he considered second parents, Ann and Joe Heath; special friends, Melissa Hardesty and Todd Murray; and cousin, Robin.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2022, in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Minister Gary Roark officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to convene at the cemetery.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guest register. The family of Michael Monroe Goad is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.