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Charles Goad

Charles Goad

Charles Goad, born 1942 in Clinchmore, TN, died Saturday November 7, 2020 in Ocala, FL. Charlie was a loving husband, father and brother. He always had a smile and a caring spirit. He was friends with everyone he met and would give you the shirt off of his back.

He was raised in Tennessee and Ohio and moved to Ocala in 1959, where he met his wife Dena (Chauncey) and raised their son Reese. Charlie was an avid fisherman. He retired from Monroe Regional Medical Center in 2007 after nearly 30 years, where he made countless friends for life.
Charlie was preceded in death by his wife Dena; his parents Raymond and Mildred; and his brothers Gary and Larry. He is survived by his son Reese (Tallahassee), Daughter-in-law Christen, Grandchildren, Erin, Kyle, and Kendall; bother Kenneth (Amarillo, TX); and sisters Gwen Clower-Bass (Silver Springs), Myra Barron (Ocala), and Kelly Hammons (Ocala).

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Crime

Ocala man accused of punching woman who asked about old flame

A 28-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly punched a woman in the mouth when she asked about a woman he previously dated.

25-year-old Ocala man nabbed on weapons charges after road rage incident

An Ocala man was jailed recently after being accused of firing a weapon during a road rage incident.

Marion sheriff seeks help in locating Ocala man wanted for sexual battery on juvenile

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is asking for help from area residents in nabbing an Ocala man wanted for lewd and lascivious battery.

Marion sheriff seeks help in identifying bandits who targeted mobile home laundromat

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for two thieves who are responsible for at least one local commercial burglary.

Business

Students encourage to apply to ‘Shark Tank’ style business plan competition

Students across the county are being encouraged to apply to be a part of a local “Shark Tank” style competition hosted by the chamber.

New hotel reserving parking spaces in Ocala downtown parking garage

The free parking spaces available in Ocala’s Downtown Parking Garage were reduced this past week when the new hotel's parking lease with the city began.

Regal Hollywood & IMAX remains closed while Marion, Epic Theatres in Ocala remain open

Regal Hollywood & IMAX has remained closed for the past month while Marion and Epic Theatres of Ocala have been operating at limited capacity. 

Push-ups for Pups fitness charity event to benefit Humane Society of Marion County

A "Push Ups for Pups" event benefitting the Humane Society of Marion County will come to a local CrossFit location in the coming weeks.  

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Headlines

Ocala man accused of punching woman who asked about old flame

A 28-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly punched a woman in the mouth when she asked about a woman he previously dated.

25-year-old Ocala man nabbed on weapons charges after road rage incident

An Ocala man was jailed recently after being accused of firing a weapon during a road rage incident.

Marion sheriff seeks help in locating Ocala man wanted for sexual battery on juvenile

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is asking for help from area residents in nabbing an Ocala man wanted for lewd and lascivious battery.

Marion sheriff seeks help in identifying bandits who targeted mobile home laundromat

Marion County sheriff’s deputies are searching for two thieves who are responsible for at least one local commercial burglary.

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