Johnny McCoy Goodnight age 87, of Coweta, OK, passed from this life on January 15, 2020. John was born on August 31, 1932 in Thornfield, Missouri to Frank and Randy Goodnight. John lived a fulfilling life, full of adventures and family.
In his younger years he attended Jenks schools and later worked for Oklahoma News Company where he met his wife Nancy. After working for the Oklahoma News Company, he began his journey as am entrepreneur. John started with AMCO, a record company, where he sold records and 8 tracks. After leaving the music business, John’s path took him into the restaurant industry, where he and his wife Nancy ran Catfish Haven, a fish restaurant in Coweta, OK. Then in 1985, on a fishing trip, John decided to purchase Jones Aluminum Corporation, where he spent the remainder of his career, building the company with his family.
Along his journey, John spent much of his time with family and friends. He was an avid outdoorsman. John loved fishing, taking trips around the country to do so, even to Alaska. He loved to spend his time with his children and grand/great-grandchildren fishing and hunting. He was hard working man but always took the time for family.
John is preceded in death by his parents; Frank and Randy Goodnight, 10 brothers and sisters, and wife Nancy Goodnight.
He is survived by his brother; Earl Goodnight of Broken Arrow, OK, children; Marsha Britebarth, Mike and Norma Goodnight, Meg and James Roat and Jeff and Lorri Goodnight, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
John will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, January 21st, Broken Arrow Funeral and Cremation, Broken Arrow.
Funeral service will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 22nd, First Baptist Church, Coweta.
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Broken Arrow Funeral Home & Cremation Svcs.
231 East Commercial St
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 74012
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
First Baptist Church
Coweta, OK 74429
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