Eric Robert Goheen

By | January 27, 2021

Eric Robert Goheen, age 44, of Wellston, passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at his residence.  He was born Jan. 4, 1977 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Homer E. “Hank” Goheen and Derona J. Robinette Goheen.  Eric enjoyed woodworking, camping, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. 

He is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Thomason Goheen; father and step-mother, Hank and Michell Goheen of Wellston; children, Emily Goheen of Hamden, Ethan Goheen of Jackson and Alyssa Goheen of Jackson; step-children, Shyanna, Jennifer and Christian; grandchildren, Makynlie, Jaxon and Kyra; brothers, Bradley Goheen, Joshua Goheen and Marcus Goheen, all of Wellston; dear friend, Jerry Russell of Wellston; along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Eric was preceded in death by his mother, Derona Goheen. 

Calling hours will be Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston.  Funeral service will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dave Monroe officiating.  Burial will be in the Goheen Family Cemetery. 

For those who choose to attend the services, facial coverings are required inside the building along with the practice of social distancing.  For those unable to attend, Eric’s funeral service will be live-streamed on the McWilliams Funeral Home Facebook page, starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday.  Online condolences can be sent to the family at