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Dillon Thomas Goddard-Barnett, 16

Dillon Thomas Goddard-Barnett, 16, went to be with his Lord on July 19, 2018.  He was born on October 23, 2001 in Jacksonville, Arkansas to Amanda Marie Barnett and Chad Michael Goddard.

He was a loving, caring son who was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting and camping, video games, drawing and being with and pranking his friends and family.

He is preceded in death by his dad Michael Shane Burkes; grandfathers Grandpa“Spike” and Al Goddard and great uncle Jimmy Drennan.

He leaves behind his mother Amanda Barnett; his father Chad Goddard; siblings Keegan Barnett-Collier, Dalton James Smith, Ashlynn Goddard, Katie Burkes, Emma Burkes and Maddie Burkes; grandparents Thomas B. (Pepaw) and Diane (Memaw) Barnett; aunt Lisa (Sisa) Dacus (Kris); great-grandmother Dorothy Outlaw; aunt Angela Gilstrap (Dustin) and Jessica Lankford (Kirtis) and so many friends and family.

Visitation will be Friday, July 27, 2018 from 6:00 ~ 8:00 P.M. at That.Church, 901 East Kiehl, Sherwood, Arkansas.

Funeral arrangements will be Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at That.Church, Sherwood, Arkansas with burial to follow at New Floyd Cemetery, El Paso Road, Floyd, Arkansas.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Tyler Smith Posted July 20, 2018 7:48 PM

    Rest in peace Dillon. I love you bunches!

  • Jerry Andrews Posted July 20, 2018 8:51 PM

    Rest In Pease Dillon

  • Bruce and Michele Fortson Posted July 20, 2018 10:53 PM

    Love and prays

  • Andrew Spinks Posted July 20, 2018 11:17 PM

    I Will miss his hyper, talking all night and not letting me sleep, sharp witted self. We shared alot of great memories together, it’s sad when a light as bright as his goes out so early. I always enjoyed being around Dillon, except around steep ledges or deep ravines. He would be the one leaning over the edge trying to give me a heart attack, or when he would randomly taste things not knowing what they were or what they would do to him. The loss of a child is unimaginable. I feel for the family and pray for their peace, knowing he is climbing on the gates of heaven now with Michael comforts me.

  • Jennifer Frady Posted July 20, 2018 11:34 PM

    Praying for all of you. ((((HUGS))))

  • James Roberson Posted July 21, 2018 6:30 AM

    My condolences to the Barnett family. Gone way to soon but in the presence of our almighty God.

  • Reba N Gray Post Posted July 21, 2018 6:56 AM

    My Condolences & Prayers for all of You as You mourn this Special young man’s loss with Loving Memories. GOD Bless!!

  • Kim Smith Posted July 21, 2018 7:34 AM

    We send our condolences and love to this family. You are all in our prayers.

  • Abbie Holmes Posted July 21, 2018 8:39 AM

    I’m praying for you guys.

  • Layne Johnston Posted July 21, 2018 9:36 AM

    He was my “Gater Gang”. Loved this little man. So heartbroken for the family. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  • John R Volz Posted July 21, 2018 10:33 AM

    My Deepest Heartfelt Condolences… I lift you Amanda and all Dillon’s Loved ones in Prayer for comfort and some understanding only or Lord Jesus Christ an Provide…..

  • Donny and Brenda Ballard Posted July 21, 2018 12:28 PM

    You were in our lives a short time but forever in our hearts. We will miss that sweet, mischievous be smile of yours and your fun-loving attitude. Love always, Aunt Brenda and Uncle Donny Ballard

  • dana henry-ferris Posted July 21, 2018 1:46 PM

    sorry for your loss,. he’s with our Lord and Savior. he’s in great hands and you will see him again someday. i’ve lost a brother and my mom and dad. i know someday i will see them again. prayed for your family..

  • Mary Sue Benton Fontenot Posted July 21, 2018 2:50 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss.

  • Kathy Fleshman Posted July 21, 2018 3:15 PM

    I am terribly sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Dillon’s smiling face.

  • Jenn Mumma Posted July 21, 2018 3:48 PM

    I’m so so sorry Amanda. I love you so so much! Praying for you and Keegan and family and friends. So tragic. There are just no words. I love you! Dillon seemed like such a sweet kid and lively soul. He is with our father now, although his time was short, I know he blessed many lives.

  • Amanda & Howard Wilson Posted July 21, 2018 5:37 PM

    Prayers are with you Amanda and all of your family ! We am so so sorry for your loss & I am praying for the comfort you need !!!!

  • Aerisebeau Hancock Posted July 22, 2018 6:19 AM

    I’m so sorry for this loss. He was very special, and will never be forgotten. God takes the best of his angles so early. Prayers & Love from me.

  • Sharon Woods Posted July 22, 2018 7:48 AM

    My prayers go out to the family, may the Father give you comfort and peace.

  • David Burkes Posted July 22, 2018 12:43 PM

    Love u Dillon I really do miss you and Love you wish I could have spent more time and got to talked to u more It breaks my heart may u rest in peace and I will be thinking of you every day so sorry u didn’t get to come to Tx.with me and let u ride a bull like we talked about I will be in my heart forever it broke my heart to not get to talk to you I wish the phone call would have went through so I could have talked to u on my birthday so sorry love and miss you We will meet again soon May u rest in peace.

  • Sharon Babcock Posted July 22, 2018 7:03 PM

    Prayers are with all of you

    • Lisa (Barnett) Dacus Posted July 22, 2018 10:26 PM

      Thank you

  • Cathey Cook Posted July 22, 2018 8:20 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Many prayers going up

  • Carla holman Posted July 23, 2018 7:18 AM

    Love and prayers for the family he was a wonderful kid he would always smile at me in the hall at freshmen academy and say hellow miss carr and sometimes if we had time a joke which I never had the right answers he will be greatly missed much love

  • Ron Morris Posted July 23, 2018 1:44 PM

    My wife & I did not know Dillon Thomas, but we regret the sorrow you feel. We’ve grieved the loss of sons who were older than he, and I’m sure it doesn’t feel so right now, but we can tell you that as time passes you will be able to remember more of the good times and dwell less on your loss. We found that each person grieves in a different way and at different times, so we encourage each of you to allow for those differences in your families.
    We are of the Christian faith and we dealt with our pain based on our belief that God is still sovereign even when we don’t understand tragedy. May you find comfort as you walk through this “valley of the shadow of death” and may friends share their good memories of Dillon Thomas with you.

  • Heather Posted July 25, 2018 10:58 AM

    So Sorry Amanda You are in my prayers

  • Donnie Hamric Posted July 26, 2018 6:20 AM

    Amanda, my thoughts & prayers go out to you & your family during this time of loss. May God bless you with His peace & comfort.

  • Leslie Mullins, Cabot JHN Posted July 27, 2018 7:25 AM

    Amanda – my heart broke when I read of Dillon passing away. As a school nurse I am in contact with many kids every day. Dillon immediately found a place in my heart. I pray often that His (Jesus’) light will shine through me as I do my job and take care of kids, and that I will be a blessing to them in some way. . But I find in so many instances that it is me who is blessed! I was very blessed with the opportunity to get to know Dillon, to talk to him during rough times, tonoray for him (and you and Michael), to see his mischievous smile on a daily basis, and to share tears and laughter with him. As I think about him – as a believer in Christ, in heaven – I can only imagine!
    I will be praying for you and your family!

  • Elaine McGuire Posted July 27, 2018 8:43 AM

    I love you Amanda! I am praying for you and Keegan and all who love Dillon!!

  • Gabriel VanHorn Posted September 17, 2018 7:45 AM

    I’m gonna really miss you bro. I will never forget when we hung out.

  • Dawn Rudy Posted September 17, 2018 7:50 PM

    I miss seeing Dillon everyday in my classroom. His loss is felt daily. Your family is in my prayers. I love and miss you Dillon.

  • Natalie Witham Posted October 23, 2018 8:37 AM

    I miss dillon so much. I wish he didn’t have to go so soon. I love all of yall. If you need me i’m here. I remember every times we seen each other we would stop doing whatever it was we was doing an run an give each other a hug. He always gave the best hugs. I miss everything. I miss his voice, jokes, just everything.

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