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Obituary for Cathy Goldsmith

Cathy Goldsmith
December 18, 1956 - November 15, 2023

Cathy Sue McDonald Goldsmith, 66, wife of James E. "Eddy" Goldsmith, of Anderson, SC, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born on December 18, 1956, she was a daughter of George M. McDonald, II, and Reba Sue Lee McDonald.

Cathy was preceded in death by her brother, George Marshall "Chip" McDonald, III.

Cathy earned her master's in nursing from Clemson University. She worked in several Level 1 Trauma Units across the country and also worked as a flight nurse at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

She was co-owner and general manager alongside her husband of Eddy's Vac Shack from 2004-2012.

In addition to her parents and her husband of 28 years, she is survived by her sons, James Matthew Routhieaux & Kevin Clark Routhieaux, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, her sister, Joan Gosnell (Tony) and her sister-in-law, Debra McDonald as well as several nieces and nephews.

A private service will be announced later.

The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center is serving the Goldsmith family and a message of condolence may be sent by visiting