Ernest Neil Goldman Jr, 80, of Bryan passed away Saturday January 10, 2015 at St. Joseph Regional Health Center. A small service will be held later this week.
Neil was born August 21, 1934 in Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Ernest Sr. and Mary Goldman. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with an Industrial Engineering degree, received certification as a Professional Mechanical Engineer. Neil was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He served in the United States Army, leaving the service with the rank of Captain in the 49th Armored Division. He held engineering positions at Lone Star Gas, Collins Radio, Moore Business Forms and until his retirement, as Director, Facilities and Maintenance at Blinn College in Bryan Texas. He loved sports, coaching his kids when they were young, and wouldn’t miss one of his grandkids games. He spent many enjoyable hours out in the country at his family ranch.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Mary Kay Lewallen.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Jo Goldman, of Bryan; Daughter Maribelle Robbins of Denton, Son’s Neil and Stephen Goldman (Cypress TX and San Diego CA) Daughter in laws Shelia Goldman and Sabrina Goldman, Grand children Trey and Erin Bean, Brandon and April Robbins, Neil and Nathan Goldman, Taylor and Cody Goldman, Great grandchildren Maria and Tom Bean.
He will be missed immensely by his family and friends.