John C. Goad, Age 51 (born March 10, 1962), of Gratis, OH, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 18, 2013 at his residence. John was a loving brother to, Steven D. (Patti), Brett R., and George G.; sisters, Lessia K. (David) Dilley and April K. (Randy) Brewer; loving uncle to Nicole Goad; Ross (Kim) Goad; Clinton Goad; Marcella Cassidy, Sarah and Gretchen Kelley; and Robert Brewer; loving great-uncle; and loving companions Tinkerbell and Cricket. Preceded in death by parents, George and Dorothy Goad; brothers, Kirk D. and Rex M.; and nephew, Kirk D. “Doug” Goad. John was a member of Local 79/50 of the Allied Asbestos Workers; American Legion Post #762; and Gratis Eagles 4289. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 21th from 4-7:30 PM at Arrp and Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St., Germantown OH, with funeral services immediately following viewing. Burial will be at the convenience of family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family to help with funeral expense or the Humane Society, Preble County. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.arpprootfh.com.