CALHOUN CITY – Billy Gene Goodson, 79, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. He was born Dec. 8, 1933, in Calhoun County, the son of John Leslie Goodson and Maude Spencer Goodson
He was a retired employee of Brookwood and a member of New Gauley Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Billy Steve (Cathy) Goodson of Calhoun City and Leslie Gene (Pat) Goodson of Houston; one sister, Ruby (Leonard) Ward of Laurel; one brother, J.W. (Shirley) Goodson of Bruce; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Clanton Goodson; his parents; two sisters, Maxine Kirby and Earlene Stone; and two brothers, Gladys Paul Goodson and William Thomas Goodson.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Bro. Sherman Adams and Bro. Howard Rogers will officiate. Burial will be in New Gauley Cemetery in Calhoun City.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Clanton, Tom Ferguson, Earnest Goodson, Thomas Earl Goodson, Josh Reed and Tony Oroico.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pryor Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at Pryorfuneralhome.com.