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Goebbel, William
1923 - 2018
William A. Goebbel, age 94, passed from this life and the Lord took him to his eternal home on Sunday, February 4, 2018. William was born on September 8, 1923 in Columbus, OH to the late Michael and Sophia (Schotte) Goebbel. He attended South High School, then enlisted in the military. He served in the Army Air Corp and flew 35 missions as top turret gunner on a B-17 in WWII. After coming home, he worked as a meat cutter for A & P and then later worked for COTA for more than 30 years. He was a faithful member of Reformation Lutheran church where he served as a deacon for many years. After retiring he and his wife, Dorothy, traveled and enjoyed camping. Tears shed at leaving behind his 2 beloved dogs. He was preceded in death by his parents Michael and Sophia, 6 siblings, he being the last one, his loving wife of 61 years, Dorothy and son Bill Goebbel. He is survived by his son, Donald (Theresa) Goebbel; daughter, Janice (Alan) Clark; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday at Schoedinger East Chapel, 5360 E. Livingston Ave. Funeral service will be held 1 pm Friday, February 9, 2018 at Reformation Lutheran Church, 1355 S. Hamilton Rd., Columbus, OH 43227. Interment to follow at Glen Rest Memorial Estate. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Reformation Lutheran Church in his memory.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 7, 2018
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