James Anthony Goeke, born on September 26, 1948 in St. Louis, MO, passed away in Houston, TX on December 27, 2011 at a local hospital. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Deborah A. Goeke. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Davidson, his brother and four sisters and their spouses, his children Jennifer Snellings (Matt), Bryan Davidson, and Katherine Baker (Brandon), and three grandchildren (Savannah and Kaiden Snellings and Emily Baker). Memorial services will be held on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 11:00 am at New Hope Lutheran Church 1424 FM1092 Road, Missouri City. Memorial contributions may be made to the Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation at AA&MDSIF, 100 Park Avenue, Suite 108, Rockville, MD 20850 or http://www.aamds.org/.