Frank H. Gooch, Sr., age 74, of Franklin, died Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.

Crafton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cremation was chosen. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

A native of Simpson County, he was the son of the late C. D. Gooch, Sr. and Willie Dee Roberts Gooch.

He had worked at Potter & Brumfield and was retired from Outokumpo. Gooch was an Army Veteran and had served as deacon and trustee at the Mt. Zion Apostolic Church.

He was preceded in death by his brother, C. D. Gooch, Jr. and a sister, Barbara Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Flora Spencer Gooch of Franklin; children, Katrina Downey of Portsmouth, Virginia, Jeff Spencer of Bowling Green, Kimberly Gooch Sanford (William) of Louisville, Maria Harris Johnson (Kavin) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Frank H. Gooch, Jr. (Tangei) of Lavergne, Tennessee, Florita Gooch Dumas (Theo) of Louisville and Derek C. Gooch (Terri) of Franklin; 24 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

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