Oscar Jackson Goodnight

December 27, 1942 - February 19, 2021
Oscar Jackson Goodnight

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Oscar Jackson Goodnight, age 78 of Moundsville, WV passed away Thursday, February 19, 2021.

Born December 27, 1942 to the late George W. and Ethel M. (Huggins) Goodnight. He is preceded in death by 3 brothers, Willard, George Junior, and Marvin Goodnight; 1 sister Phyllis Hartley; sister-in-law Sheila (Phillips) Timberlake.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, and retiree of the Windsor Coal Company. He greatly enjoyed motorcycles, flying small planes and was mechanically gifted. Jack was a good friend to many and as talented mechanic, was called upon at times to help those in need.

He is survived by his wife Arlene (Timberlake) Goodnight; brother-in-law Edwin Timberlake of Hedgesville, WV; sister-in-law Brenda Goodnight; nieces Debbie (Billy) Porter of Martinsburg, WV and Julie (Scott) Reed of Moundsville, WV; nephews Michael Goodnight of Moundsville, WV, Bob Timberlake of Ridgeley, WV, and Rick (Angie) Timberlake of Hedgesville, WV.

Visitation will be held Monday, February 22nd, 4-8pm, followed by viewing on Tuesday, February 23rd, 10-11am, with a Funeral Service beginning at 11am, all occurring at Care Funeral Home, 1500 2nd St., Moundsville, WV 26041.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Virginia School of Preaching, 1 Willard Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041 or Marshall County Animal Shelter, 37 Animal Shelter Dr., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Online condolences may be made at carechapel.com.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021
11:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041


Monday, February 22, 2021
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041

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  • February 21, 2021
    Chip Young says:
    My sincere condolences Arlene , Prayers and Blessings .

  • February 22, 2021
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Oscar Jackson Goodnight, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Oscar Jackson Goodnight, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • February 23, 2021
    Barbara Brown Stern says:
    Jackson and I were in the Moundsville High School Band together. He was a very likable young man. Enjoy our friendship. Sending Arlene prayers and pray God holds her in his arms and cares for her.

  • February 23, 2021
    Candice Simmons says:
    Arlene, so sorry to hear about Jack. Condolences to you and the family.

  • February 23, 2021
    Carol Carroll says:
    Arlene, I was so sorry to hear about your husband's death. All of us at Silver Sneakers have been missing you and I know the others would want to send their condolences as well. God Bless and Comfort You.