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Robert Gene ‘Bobby’ Gooden Jr.

Robert Gene “Bobby” Gooden Jr., 45, of Lexington, died on May 23, 2021.

He was born on June 3, 1975 to the late Karen Jo (Tveit) Gooden. He is also preceded by his grandmother, Jone Ring Tveit, and grandfather, Ronald Gene Tveit.

He attended Davidson County Community College, worked as a CERT officer, was a Davidson County feputy, and later worked for LT Hedrick Inc. He loved his Viking heritage, tatooing, guns, sitting on the front porch enjoying the view, his dogs, and most of all,  spending time with every child and step-child he cared for.

Survivors; his fiancé, Angela Dawn Woody of Lexington; son, Drake Mikael Gooden of Lexington; step-daughters, Brandy Prince and her child of Winston-Salem, Kimberly Louia of Davidson County, Tiffany Beck of Kernersville; aunts, Kim Tveit Goucher of Lousiana, Kelly Tveit of Lexington, Keely Tveit Jimenze of Lexington; uncle, Ronald Arthur Tveit of Lousiana; first cousins, Steven Jo Ray of Louisiana, Melissa Lenè Ray of Lexington; good friends, Cale Henson (Shanon), Mickey Deese (Teresa) all of Lexington; his cat, Cleopatra; and his dogs, Sam and Demon.

The family will hold a wake on Saturday, June 5, from 10 a.m. until early evening. For more information call 336-309-8367.