Clement Charles “Chuck” Goeken, 81, of Tellico Village, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Dec. 6, 2019.
Chuck was born March 1, 1938, in Alton, Ill. He graduated from St. Ambrose College in Davenport, Iowa, in 1961. He retired after 34 years as a corporate accountant for Navistar-IH. In his free time, he enjoyed golfing, boating, fishing, traveling and all sports, but especially the Chicago Cubs. After retiring to Tellico in 1999, he was active in the St. Thomas Choir, Knights of Columbus and T-BART.
He is preceded in death by his infant son, Thomas; and parents, Clement and Ruth Goeken.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Kay; son, Richard Goeken (Lisa) of Alexandria, Va.; daughters, Teri Moore (Randy) of Twinsburg, Ohio, and Karen Goeken (fiance Greg Zak) of Greendale, Wisc.; grandchildren, Matt Moore (Victoria), Megan Bowman (Leland) and Ava Goeken; brothers, Victor (Sandy) Goeken and Albert (Debbie) Goeken; and many nieces and nephews.
The family received friends at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at St. Thomas the Apostle, 1580 St. Thomas Way, Lenoir City, TN 37772. A funeral mass followed at 11 a.m. with Father Ray Powell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Thomas Music Program or T-BART (c/o John Hirsel, Treasurer, 403 Catoosa Lane, Loudon, TN 37774).
Click Funeral Home & Cremations-Tellico Village chapel is serving the family of Chuck Goeken. www.clickfuneralhome.com