Lynn Goodfellow, a visionary entrepreneur and beloved family man, died unexpectedly on July 18, 2023, at the age of 81.
Goodfellow was the founder and CEO of Goodfellow Corporation, a leading provider of crushing and related equipment in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
He was also a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Goodfellow was born on December 29, 1941, in California. He lost his father to cancer at a young age, but he never let that setback stop him from achieving his goals.
He was a brilliant engineer with a boundless energy and an unwavering determination to succeed.
In 1960, Goodfellow founded Goodfellow Corporation, which initially focused on the sale of used heavy equipment.
The company quickly grew and expanded into the realm of heavy haul trucking.
In the early 1970s, Goodfellow relocated the company to Kanab, Utah, to provide a better life for his family.
He also divested his California assets and entrusted the heavy haul business to his brother, Vaughn.
Goodfellow Corporation continued to grow under Goodfellow’s leadership.
The company became a premier provider of crushing and related equipment, and it expanded its operations to include facilities in Boulder City, Nevada, Lindon, Utah, Rialto, California, El Mirage, Arizona, and Reno, Nevada.
Goodfellow was a visionary leader who was always ahead of the curve. He was also a hands-on manager who was passionate about his work. He was known for his integrity, his work ethic, and his commitment to customer service.
Goodfellow was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was also a pillar of his community. He was active in his church and in local civic organizations.
He was a generous philanthropist who donated his time and money to many worthy causes.
Goodfellow will be remembered as a visionary entrepreneur, a beloved family man, and a pillar of his community.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.