Elwood Gordon Goolsby, Jr.


Elwood Gordon Goolsby, Jr.,  80, died on July 16, 2017 at a local nursing home.  He was the husband of Hilda Marie Goolsby.  He was born on October 21, 1936, the son of the late Elwood G. Goolsby Sr. and Edna V. Bragg Goolsby.  He was predeceased by brothers  Hershey and  Robert Lee (Buddy) Goolsby.

He is survived by sons,  Elwood G. Goolsby III and Timothy L. Goolsby; and by  five step-sons, Floyd, Jimmy, Raymond, David and Jim Snow. There are numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  Also surviving are brothers Kenneth ( Squeeky)  Goolsby of Batesville and  William Goolsby of Greenwood, and a sister Sissy Mott of Michigan.

Mr. Goodsby was a retired equipment operator for VDOT.

A graveside service was held on Saturday,  July 22, at Wildrose cemetery in Batesville.    

Anderson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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