Lee Goldsmith

December 17, 1963 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Lee Goldsmith Obituary

Lee Goldsmith, a beloved father, husband, and friend, passed away on November 24, 2023, at the age of 59. He leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and lasting memories that will forever be etched in the hearts of those who knew him.

Lee spent his formative years in a variety of locations around the USA, where he developed a strong work ethic, and an adventurous spirit. These early years laid the foundation for the caring individual he would become.

He was born December 17, 1963, in Zanesville, son of the late Lee Goldsmith Sr. and Mable Jean Trail Goldsmith.

Lee is survived by his wife Leah, his former spouse Paula as well as their four children Zachery (Amanda), Kara (Leonard), Shala and Terry, his animal companions Mackie and Slinky, as well as countless other loving friends and family members including with special note his brother Steve Davis who he cared for deeply. Lee is also survived by his siblings, Butch (Lisa) Davis, David (Marie) Davis, Steve Davis; sister-in-law Pam Davis; many grandchildren all of whom he loved with all of his being and enjoyed spending his time with.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Terry Bates and Brenda Barker, many family members, friends, and pets.

As a father Lee was a source of inspiration and guidance to all 4 of his children. He imparted practical wisdom, lent a helping hand, and installed the value of hard work into each of them. His children carry with them many invaluable lessons which will continue to shape them and others into the future. As a grandfather, Lee was a source of great humor, colorful stories, and delicious donuts.

Lee had a lifelong love of movies and television, particularly Action, Sci-Fi, and classic monster genres. His love of great lines and big set pieces allowed him to have a keen eye in his professional work as a contractor. In addition to his love of movies Lee enjoyed exploring the unknown and investigating and discussing the many mysteries of both the Earth and Universe.

To honor Lee’s wishes there will be no funeral service held. The family invites you to privately celebrate Lee’s memory in your own way. We know that he will be with us all in spirit.

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