Goodson, John Wade (Chickamauga)
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
John Wade Goodson, Sr. 90, of Chickamauga, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019. A lifelong resident of the Chickamauga area, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a former member of the Crawfish Springs Masonic Lodge and a former employee of Combustion Engineering, where he worked for 34 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Beulah Lee Woods Goodson; parents, John and Elmina Caldwell Goodson; and sister, Peggy Goodson Stanfield.
He is survived by his son, John Goodson, Jr. of Flowery Branch, Ga.; daughter-in-law, Karla S. Goodson, of Gainesville, Ga.; and two granddaughters, Ashley (Ashton) Wright and Kayla Goodson.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Chickamauga City Cemetery. Mr. Goodson requested no flowers to be sent and to make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family would like to say a special thanks to the City of Chickamauga and the City Employees for their friendship and kindness shown to Mr. Goodson.
Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home J. Avery Bryan Chapel Chickamauga.