Lake County road renamed after longtime city councilman who passed away

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Lake County is remembering Clermont City Councilman Ray Goodgame, by naming a road after him.

On Monday, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners unveiled a street sign for Ray Goodgame Parkway in Clermont.

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“I am honored to celebrate my friend, Ray Goodgame, who was a champion for South Lake County and the City of Clermont during his 15-year tenure as Council Member,” said Chairman Sean Parks. “I hope that Ray Goodgame Parkway will remind all Lake County residents and visitors of his dedicated service to our community.”

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Ray Goodgame Parkway is the new name of Hartle Road in Clermont.

Ray Goodman passed away on July 28, 2019, at the age of 85.

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“Ray was a great supporter of the City of Clermont,” Clermont City Manager Darren Gray said. “He will be missed. Our thoughts go out to his family during this difficult time.”

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Ray Goodgame Parkway is the new name of Hartle Road in Clermont.

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