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Robert Charles Goethals

Robert Charles Goethals, of Crystal River, FL, passed peacefully at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville on Monday September 6, 2021. He was 53. Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio.
Rob enlisted in the United States Navy in 1986 then enlisted in the United States Army in 1993, and spent 19 years in, retiring as a career Sergeant First Class out of the 82nd Airborne Division.
Rob loved cooking for loved ones; his signature dish was a “Roast Beast”, which is a prime rib roast that would have you begging for a second helping! In his spare time, he enjoyed watching movies while eating homemade popcorn. Rob was the best at making anyone feel like family, no matter who it was. He was quite a social butterfly everyone who knew him, and he knew everyone! Rob was also an expert at talking like Donald Duck he did it everywhere he went his granddaughter and grand dogs loved it.
Rob was preceded in death by his father Charles and step mother Irene Goethals and his sister Julie Baugh. He is survived by his daughters Jessica Goethals and Lauren Smith; his sons Joshua and Brandon Goethals; daughter in laws Laurene and Emily Goethals; granddaughter Lyanna Goethals; his mom Patricia Munsil; his step father Richard Munsil; and his brothers Mark Baugh and Ken, Steve, and James Goethals.
The Graveside Service will be held Friday October 1, 2021 at 11:00am at the Historic Woodlawn Cemetery 1502 Central Ave, Toledo, Ohio 43606; The memorial service will be held from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at The VFW Post 606 on 3005 W Laskey Rd, Toledo, Ohio 43613.
Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 S. Main ST Gainesville, FL 32601 www.milamfh.com

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!