Howard Jean Goodman, 84, of Littleton passed away on December 3rd, 2018. He was born in Baxter Springs Kansas on January 21, 1934. Howard joined the army during the Korean War and returned to pursue work as an electrician in California eventually returning to Kansas. He joined his father at Boeing and Cessna working as an A&E mechanic.
He was passionate about protecting workers rights and started the first Air Craft and Machinist Union in Wichita Kansas. Howard moved his family to Colorado in 1960 and began his career as an electrician eventually starting Rite Way Electric. He was active in IBEW Local 68 as an electrician, Business Agent and Electrical Contractor. Howard loved the mountains, exploring mines and travel during his lifetime. As a child of the depression, he learned how to fix anything which his family always called upon him for advice or to provide guidance during construction or renovation projects.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Norma (Fullenwider), stepdaughter Terry, daughter Patty, son Mike, step children, Jim, Ann and Shera, 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, brothers Mack and Monte, sister Beth and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Memorial donations in memory of Howard can be made to The American Heart Association.