Luther Goding
Luther Goding
Birth: 1 July 1884
Pauline, Adams, Nebraska, USA
Death: 5 December 1995
Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, USA
Age: 111 years, 157 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Luther Logan Goding (1 July 1884 – 5 December 1995) was a verified American supercentenarian. He was born in Pauline, Adams County, Nebraska, to parents Jonas and Sarah Goding. He was educated in Fremont Normal School. He was married 3 times.

His first marriage was to Katie Jones on 27 December 1907. She passed away three years later. His second marriage was to Effie Peabody on 6 October 1914. She passed away in 1928. A year later, he married Leta Parkins, who later died in 1951. He had 5 children in total. Goding worked for the US Postal Service.

On his 95th birthday, he went rock-climbing in Colorado. At age 99, he was still physically active (walked a lot), but had poor eyesight.

Luther Goding died on 5 December 1995, at the age of 111 years, 157 days.


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