BELMONT - Larry Wayne Goodson, 80, died March 6, 2013.
He was born in Gaston County, son of the late Earl and Bessie Moore Goodson.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Goodson was preceded in death by two brothers, Jack and Robert Goodson; and a sister, Colleen Goodson.
Mr. Goodson was a member of Fraley Memorial Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Louise McCall Goodson; a daughter, Wanda Buchanan and husband, Farrell of McAdenville; three sons, Barry Goodson and wife Michele of Belmont, Lloyd Hill of Belmont, and Michael Hill of Mount Holly; a sister-in-law, Betty Goodson of Gastonia; nine grandchildren, Garrett Goodson and Emma Goodson of Belmont, Lacey Joines of Gastonia, Michelle Buchanan and Dawn Baxter both of McAdenville, Jason Hill, Clint Hill, and Daniel Hill all of Gastonia, and Crystal Hill of Mount Holly; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and special friends, Mark Hayes, Mark Putnam, and Mike Phillips.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr.Goodson, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly with the Rev. Dr. Warner Doles officiating.
Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Fraley Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 775, Lowell, NC 28098.
Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly is serving the family.