Brian M. Goldstein

July 15, 1958 - May 16, 2012

07/15/1958 - 05/16/2012

Past Services

Sunday May 20, 2012
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Sunday May 20, 2012
2:00 pm
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Brian M. Goldstein, 53 of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island he was a son of Jerald and Shelly Goldstein of Summerfield, Florida, and had been a resident of Hendersonville for 14 years. He was employed by Billyís Wrecker service, but his favorite job was being Papa. He was a devoted family man and a friend to anyone he met. He was a loyal Patriots fan.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Jonathan Henry.

Surviving in addition to his parents is his wife, Cheryl Smathers Goldstein; his children Marc and Gina Kauffman and, Adam Goldstein all of Albany, NY, Tara Goldstein and her daughter Lilly of Hendersonville, Joshua Goldstein of Greensboro, Amanda Smathers of Hendersonville, Lauren Smathers of West Palm Beach, Fla., Kristen Belk of Hendersonville, Heather Belk of Greenville, SC, Courtney Capps, Laci Haynes and Sarah Haynes all of Hendersonville; several grandchildren; and a brother Scott Goldstein.

A funeral will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Chaplain Steve Jones will officiate. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

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Ray trombley
8 years ago

Cheryl. We never met but I was a very close friend of Brian’s. I am so sad for your loss as I am for losing a close friend. We spoke often on the phone. If you need anything feel free to ask.

Constance Cordell Hullender
8 years ago


Jeff and I were so saddened to learn about the loss of your husband, Brian.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to you and family members.

May the Lord keep you in his shelter and hold you even closer to his heart.

Sharon Ensley
8 years ago

Thinking of you and your your family in this time of sorrow.

Reggie and Jan Cordell
8 years ago

Cheryl and Family:

Our prayers and thoughts are with you during your loss.

Please call if there’s anything we can do to help.

Reggie & Jan

Joyce Corn
8 years ago

Even though I did not know Brian personally, my son, Billy spoke very highly of him and I know Billy and his entire crew are so saddened of his loss – not just for losing a worker, but for losing such a dear friend. My heart goes out to you and your family! May God bless and comfort you!

Richard Cox
8 years ago

Brian was a good friend. He will be missed. My prayers are with all of you. May God bless.

Tracy Winn
8 years ago

Tara, I’m very sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. I want you to know my prayers go out to you and your family. Tracy

Sherri Redden
8 years ago

Dear Cheryl,

I am so saddened about your loss.

Anyone who knows you-knows of at least two others: Brian and Lilly!! I know you will miss him terribly. You are in my prayers dear friend.

I am so sorry.

With Love and Sympathy,


Judy Booth
8 years ago

Chery & family,

I don’t have the words to tell you how very sorry I am for your loss. I am and always will be right here for you. I will pray for the Lord to give you all the strength you need and find comfort in knowing how much you are loved.


Michele Minton
8 years ago

My prayers are with you during the devastating time. Brian was the light of your life and nothing will take his place. Lean on those who love you and pull strength from them. God bless and keep you!