August 15 1953 January 8 2022
Obituary James “Jim” Gilbert Goerges, 68, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Linda E. White Hospice House. Jim was born in Evansville, Indiana on August 15, 1953 to the late Gilbert and Marcella (Frick) Goerges. Jim enjoyed racing sprint cars and midgets. For eight years, Jim was an official for sprint car series and was a member of the Happy Trail Saddle Club. He was an avid IU basketball fan and made many friends in his racing career all over the world. Jim was very proud of his son, Cole being a firefighter for 18 years and also an EMT. He was the leader of the “Clipboard Crew” for Bosse’s swim team during his daughter’s time there. Jim is survived by his wife, Sara (Lavalli) Goerges of Evansville, IN; daughter, Rachel Goerges (Vince) of Chicago, IL; and son, Cole J. Goerges (Paige) of Evansville, IN; sister, Linda Wilson of Evansville, IN; grandson, Jacob Riley Goerges of Terre Haute, IN; and grand dog, Wrigley. Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and brother-in-law, Tony Wilson. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at 6:00 pm on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Ave., Evansville, IN 47711 with Pastor Steve Clayton officiating. Friends may visit from 2:00 pm service time on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Condolences may be made online at www.browningfuneral.com. To send flowers to the family of James “Jim” Gilbert Goerges please visit our Tribute Store. Read more
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of James Jim Gilbert Goerges August 15 1953 January 8 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Evansville, state: Indiana