Larry Goldsmith

Kenneth Lawrence Goldsmith “Larry”, passed away peacefully Tuesday May 19, 2020 at the Chatham Kent Health Alliance, 80 years of age. Son of the late Arthur and Edith Goldsmith. Loving husband of Beverley for over 56 years. Father of Carrie Visser, Brad and Sue Goldsmith, and Brion Goldsmith. Grandfather of Christian Carr, Angelica Carr, Ariel Visser, Josiah Visser, and Trinity Visser. Brother of Jeanne Axford (Bob), Richard Goldsmith (Grace), Mary Kay Barbie (Jim). Survived by brother in law Jim Johnson. Predeceased by siblings  Rev James and Norma Goldsmith,  Fred and Lucille Goldsmith, and Joy Johnson. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, and extended family. Larry was well known for his time as owner/operator of Queen St Variety and also worked many years at Dominion Grocer. He will be forever remembered and deeply missed. Those wishing to make a memorial donation are asked to consider the Salvation Army.

Larry’s family will be remembering him privately.


10 Comments on “Larry Goldsmith”

  1. I am sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a great man. I worked for Larry and Fred at the Queen Street Variety for several years. My thoughts and prayer are with the family.

  2. Dear Richard , Grace and family
    It is with our sincerest sympathy of the passing of your brother Larry. Although we did not know Larry, if he is anything like his brother, he was a good man. We pray for him to meet His Heavenly Father and find the Peace that passes all understanding. We grieve with you and yet celebrate Larry’s life here on earth. God’s love surround the whole family at this time.
    Murray and Alana Peterson

  3. Dear Aunt Bev, Carrie, Brad, Sue, Brion and Family
    Our sincere condolences of the passing of a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather and uncle. Uncle Larry always had a smile to brighten everyone’s day and his humor was contagious. Please know your family remains in our thoughts and prayers during this sad journey.
    Our Condolences to the family
    Al, Bonnie, Pat, Lyressa, Braden and Robyn Goldsmith

  4. I`m thinking Larry and Jack are sharing a beer and talking about the good old days Have a lot of of fond memories Bev of the fun we had back then. My sympathy to you and family

  5. Dear Bev and all the family, am so very sorry for your loss! Larry was a great guy to work with and was always a jokester! Hugs and prayers to all of you!

  6. Bev, Carrie, and family, my thoughts are with you as you remember the life and example of your husband, father and grandfather. I pray that the Holy Spirit will be your Comforter and help at this sad time and as you go forward without his near presence. Prayerfully, P. Marg Moriyama

  7. So profoundly sorry to read of your Dad’s passing Carrie. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families. Rest in the peace of Christ Larry.

    Steve & Michele Brent

  8. Bev, Carrie and family
    We sent our love to each one to know that missing Larry
    has left your presence but present with the Lord. His address changed but in each one of your hearts forever. What a blessing that must be to each of you to have known him and loved him all your lives. Hold unto your faith God is ever near and is your comforter through it all,.

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