North Santa Rosa

Willie “Rex” Goodson

Willie “Rex” Goodson, age 89 of Jay, Florida was welcomed home on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. Rex was preceded in death by his parents, Alton Goodson and Cora Lee (David) Noles; wife of 55 years, Leota (Peggy) Goodson; his son, Willie “Steve” Goodson and brother, Leon Goodson. Rex Goodson was a beloved father, grandfather and brother. Left to cherish his memory are his son, Larry Rex Goodson (Dawn); grandson, Logan Rex Goodson; brothers, Ivon “Sonny” Goodson (Eloise) and Adon Goodson; and many nieces and nephews. Rex was born December 30, 1925 in Enterprise, Alabama. He was a true southern gentleman who loved his family, friends and faith. He raised his two sons in Jay, Florida where he was the Chairman of Deacons with Cora Baptist Church. He retired from Monsanto / Solutia. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Friday, November 13th at Cora Baptist Church, followed by his burial at Cora Baptist Church Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be the Deacons of Cora Baptist Church, Merlin Edwards, Roger Dobson, Frank Rowell, Leon Jackson, Mickey Diamond, and Jerry McGee. The music will be provided by pianist, Susanna Dobson. The family requests in Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Emerald Coast Hospice.

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