Frank G. Goodlett, 66, passed on to heaven’s kingdom, Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Hospice of the Bluegrass Unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Born in Mercer County on Sept. 28, 1946, he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Margaret Goodlett and one of 14 children. He was an accomplished plumber, carpenter and handyman, often helping family and friends with remodeling and building projects. He was employed by the Commonwealth of Kentucky for 32 years, serving in different capacities at the Kentucky State Hospital in Danville and in supervisory positions in facility and property management in Frankfort and Louisville. Notable achievements include his work on the transition of the Kentucky State Hospital to the Northpoint Corrections Facility and on the restoration project of the L&N building in Louisville. He, along with his wife, were the owners and operators of the Royal Acres family farm