Jack Gould

EAST PALESTINE — Jack Gould, 88, of East Palestine, father, grandfather, and great grandfather passed away at his home on Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Jack was born on April 3, 1931 in Tarentum, Pa., to Floyd and Margaret Sample Gould. Upon his discharge from the Navy he married Ruth McKay and had three children; Carla, Lynn, and Cheryl.

In 1957 he partnered with his brother-in-law, Ray McKay, to form McKay & Gould Drilling. Jack had a passion for golf and continued playing until the age of 87. Ruth and Jack spent many years together golfing at many courses.

Jack is preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years, Ruth and a grandson, Andrew Holmes.

He is survived by his second wife, Nancy Toy; three children; Carla (Gary) Channell, Lynn (Cindy) Gould, and Cheryl (Bob) Holmes; his sisters; Betty and Jo Ann; and grandchildren, Ryan, Ashley, Jobey, Logan and Cody and great grandsons.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine. A private burial at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be left at www.linsleyroyal.com.

Linsley-Royal Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.


(Paid obituary)