John C. Goatley Jr.



John C. Goatley Jr.

JOHN C. GOATLEY JR. 96, of Louisville passed away Friday March 30,2018.

John was a native of Lebanon, KY., and retired from DuPont after 35 years of service.

John came to Louisville as a jockey; he was an outrider and trainer at Churchill Downs. He was a musician (drums), also in the Air Guard and a member of Kentuckiana Scuba Divers.

Preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Vivian Gilley Goatley who passed away in 2011.

Survivors include his son, John Michael Goatley (Janice), one grandchild, Joseph Michael Goatley (Christina); two great grandchildren, Kaelynn and Carson.

Cremation was chosen. Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway are handling the arrangements.

Memorial gifts to Hosparus of Louisville.

Guest Book

Return to Obituaries