William Gordon Goodson, Jr. age 63, of Wilmington, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He was born in Fort Worth, TX on July 7, 1954, the son of the late William Gordon Goodson, Sr. and the late Connie Sue Glisson Goodson.
William worked as a salesman for various companies and was very proud of having achieved the status of #1 salesman with several of them.
He was also proud of his service to his country as a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division in the United States Army.
William is survived by his sons William (Billy) G. Goodson, III and David T. Goodson and his wife Kristina; daughters Tammy C. Basford and her husband Dave and Aimee M. Goodson; brothers Thomas C. Goodson and his wife Margaret and Roger J. Goodson and his wife Tina; sisters Judith G. Wallace and Cathryn L. Goodson. He is also survived by 4 grandsons, 3 granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at a Visitation from 2:00PM till 5:00PM, Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
The Funeral Service will be held at 12:00PM on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville NC.
A presentation of Military Honors will be rendered in recognition of William‘s honorable and faithful service to his country.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403. 910.791.9099