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John Leslie Goodeill, 86, passed away at his home on September 9, 2016 in Yuba City, CA. He was born in Live Oak, CA to John and Doris Goodeill on July 19, 1930.

He lived most of his life in Sutter County. He worked for Garden Hwy Water District up until 3 years ago. He was known by most, as "Waterman John". He loved his job. He was a veteran and served in the Navy during the late 40s and early 50s.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Stephnie and Jerry Cross, and grandchildren Iris Beutler, Jeriann Nelson (Shawn), and Greg Patrick, all of Yuba City. He is also survived by daughters Trena Swinney (Bruce), of Biggs, and Judy Maral, of Yuba City, son William Thomas (Lynn) of Flint, MI, and 7 other grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Helen Goodeill, daughter Georgette, brother Bennett Goodeill and sister Doris Athenais.

We would like to say a special thank you to his nurse and doctor through the Veteran's Home Care Program and also the gang at Perko's.

Graveside service will be held Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Sutter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Sept. 13, 2016
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