Jeffrey Michael Goldbach, 41, passed away on Sunday, March 7, 2021 in Greensboro, NC. Originally from Princeton, Indiana, Jeff was born to Mike and Jackie (Young) Goldbach on December 20, 1979. Jeff was the loving father of three children: Lexi, Luke, and Matt. As a father he was a role model, teaching his children the values of hard work, the significance of love, and most importantly, faith in Jesus Christ. Jeff most enjoyed grilling, listening to music, playing games with family and friends, and his humor was unmatched.
In addition to his three children and parents, Jeff leaves behind his sister, Julie (Goldbach) West and brother-in-law, James West from Brentwood, TN. He was a caring uncle to his niece, Ashley Clark and nephews, Jack and Dylan West. Jeff had a deep love and great respect for his grandparents, Charles and Joanne Goldbach who reside in Princeton, IN.
Jeff’s devoted girlfriend, Ryan Kimberly Mahler of Greensboro, NC cherished being a part of Jeff and his children’s lives.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Darlene (Dolly) and Hobert Young.
Jeff also leaves behind numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family members and close friends.
Jeff graduated from Princeton Community High School in 1998 and went on to earn his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Oakland City University.
Jeff was a second-round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in the 1998 Major League Baseball draft. He played professionally for nine years. For the past seven years, he was employed by Analog Devices, Inc. where he served as the HR business partner over wireless, automotive, and aerospace defense. Jeff was highly respected by his coworkers and will be greatly missed.
Jeff and his children were members of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Greensboro, NC.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 410 S. Race St., in Princeton. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Princeton. A walk-through visitation will be held from 4 until 8:00 PM Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. Due to COVID-19 regulations, seating will be limited, social distancing and masks are also required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made at Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union (3014 W. Broadway St. Princeton, Indiana) made out to Lexi Goldbach with “memorial account” in the memo. Envelopes will be available at Colvin’s funeral home.
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