Willie J. GoodsonJuly 30, 1941 ~ May 12, 2017 (age 75)
Willie was born on July 30, 1941 in Darlington County. He was the son of the late Levander and Dorothy Grooms Goodson. He received his education in the Darlington County public schools and was employed with Hartsville Fertilizer Mill until retirement. Willie was a longtime member of Centerville A.M.E. Church.
Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife Virginia Ann Addison of the home; six children, Dr. Michael (Helaine) Addison; Jimmy (Saine) Goodson, Michele (John) Pough, Minister Veronica(Robert) Jamison, Carlissa Brunson and Prophetess Minuette Coit all of Hartsville, SC; Siblings, Bertha Lee(Bishop Joe) Coe, of Austin TX, Dorothy Ann Goodson and Pearlie Bell (Toney) Jones both of Darlington, SC and Rosa Lee (Levy) Shaw of Tuberville, SC, Walter Don Goodson, Charles Goodson, Levander Goodson and William Goodson all of Darlington, SC; In-Laws, Celie Hines, Lula McLeod, JoAnn McDonald, Leisa McDougal, Tenola (Antonio) Miller. Ernest (Lucille)McDonald, Rickey McDonald, Danny (Mamie) McDonald, Annie Tatum, Judy (Ernest) Ceasar, Ethel(Johnny) Lide and Rosa(Gene) Davis all of Hartsville, SC; two God-Children, Walter McDougal, Jr and Latabia McDonald both of Hartsville, SC; Eighteen grandchildren, Michael Jr, Eurshula, Malcolm, Miguel Erica(Alburon) Imani, Malik, Hosea ,Genesis, Ciara, Diona, Miyetta, Toddrick, Messiah, Mechell’la, Da’Shawna, Abriana and Tamiya; Three great grandchildren, Jamari, Chloe and Ellis two great great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other close relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Edith Goodson and Tracie Mae Coe and one brother, Eugene Griffin.