Date of birth: 28 July 1946 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 2 August 1981 Columbus. Bartholomew County, Indiana

SOURCE: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, 5 August 1981

James B. Goldsmith Dies Sunday
  James B. Goldsmith, 35, 712
Roosevelt, Edinburgh died
Sunday evening at Bartholomew
County Hospital after a
several months illness.  He
had become ill at home on
Saturday and was taken to the
hospital by the emergency
rescue unit.
  Goldsmith was an eight-year
employee of Alma Plastics and
an Air Force veteran.
  Funeral services were
conducted by the Rev. David
Freeman assisted by the Rev.
Clifton Cowan, at 1:30 p.m.
today at Edinburgh Separate
Baptist Church.  Burial was at
Rest Haven Cemetery.   Calling
hours had been held at Eskew
Funeral Home.
  A military service was
conducted at the graveside by
American Legion Post 233. 
Pallbearers were Wayne Burton,
Lewis Burton, Don Hadley, Bill
Sweeney, Ronnie and Don
Bryant. Goldsmith was born
July 28, 1946, in Franklin the
son of Elmo and Velma Rooks
Goldsmith of Edinburgh and was
married January 30, 1966, to
Judith Burton who survives.
  Other survivors include a son,
Tim Goldsmith of Edinburgh;
three brothers, Dwight
Goldsmith of Edinburgh,
Stanley Goldsmith of Newbern
and Gilbert Goldsmith of
Taylorsville; three sisters,
Nancy Alka and Jeanie Estes of
Edinburgh route 1 and Betty
Burton of Edinburgh. 
Submitted by Mark Wirey