Tony Goodson – obituary

by Mar 22, 2018OBITUARIES


WAYNESVILLE – Tony Goodson, age 55, passed away at Cherokee Indian Hospital on Wednesday, March 20, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Leona Locust Goodson; one niece, Silvia Ann Goodson; a great niece, Karla Buchanan; and his grandparents, Homer and Hazel Locust and John Fannon Goodson and Lucy Inman Shuler.

Tony is survived by his son, Dustin Goodson of Waynesville; two daughters, Leona and Willa Goodson of Rockhill, SC; his grandson, Caine Goodson; four brothers, Robert Lee Goodson, Steve Richard (Barbara) Goodson, all of Waynesville, John Michael Goodson of Sylva and Randy Darrell (Cindy) Goodson of Waynesville; two sisters, Patricia (Jimmy) Hoyle and Kathy (Frank) Deaver, both of Waynesville; and with numerous nieces and nephews

Tony was a small business owner who specialized in flooring with his brother.  He also was a member of Allen Creek Baptist Creek Church and he knew he was saved. Tony loved to be outdoors, fishing, camping and ginseng digging.

Funeral Services will be held at 6pm on Friday, March 23 at Smoky Mountain Chapel with Reverend Kevin Valentine and Reverend Billy Rogers officiating.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5 – 6pm.

At all other times, the family will receive friends at 688 Allens Creek Road, Waynesville.

In memory of Tony, memorial may be made to: Four Seasons Compassion for Life Foundation, 221 N. Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792, (828) 513-2440.

Smoky Mountain Cremations and Funeral Service of Clyde is caring for the family and the online register is available at