|Jack G. Goldsberry, Jr., age 71 of Galesburg, Illinois died at 7:45 A.M. on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg, Illinois.
He was born on August 16, 1941 in Rock Island, Illinois the son of Jack G. and Nora L. Berry Goldsberry, Sr. He married Kathy Rodgers, then, later married Mary R. Ernst on July 23, 1994 in Rock Island, Illinois. She preceded him in death.
Surviving are two daughters: Hope (Juan Jinez) Goldsberry of Rock Island, Illinois, and Tracy (Antonio) Escobedo of Galesburg, Illinois, and Sixteen grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers: David (Teri) Goldsberry of Jonesboro, Illinois, Charles Goldsberry of Galatia, Illinois, and one sister: Linda (Ron) Bradley of Galatia, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Mary and one brother, Steve.
He served in the United States Army. He and his wife were over-the-road truck drivers for many years. He was of the Lutheran Faith. He enjoyed fishing and farming.
Cremation Rites will be accorded. Graveside Memorial Services will be held on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at the Rock Island National Cemetery in Rock Island, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Family or American Diabetes Association. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com