Alan “Buddy” Goodman

Alan “Buddy” Goodman, died June 10, 2015 at age 82 in Austin, Texas.  He was born in 1932 in St. Louis, Mo. Alan was preceded in death by his wife Gloria.  He is survived by his son Joe (Judi) Goodman, daughter Patti  (Mike) Abkowitz and four grandchildren Josh, Becca, Nathan and Paul. Alan lived his first 40 years in St. Louis, attending University City High School and then Washington University.  He was in ROTC in college and spent 3 years in the Army upon graduation.  Alan and Gloria met in college and married in 1954.  Alan was a CPA and practiced public accounting for a few years before transitioning to corporate accounting.  In 1973, Alan moved his family to Omaha, Nebraska.  During his 41 years in Omaha, he became a true Nebraskan and set everything aside for a cornhusker football game. Contributions to Beth El Synagogue, Omaha, NE, Agudas Achim Synagogue, Austin, TX, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX or the charity of your choice.