William Raymond Gootee

William Raymond "Pup" Gootee, 54, of Loretto, died on Thursday, March 20, 2104.
The native of Lebanon was a graduate of Marion County High School and a member of Valley View Church in Louisville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rob and Peggy Devine Gootee; and a sister, Debbie Laswell.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Greenwell Gootee of Loretto; daughters, Amanda Gootee of Springfield, Brandy Roades of Bardstown and their mother, Kim Gootee of Mount Washington; two sons, Justin (Casey) Newberry of Shepherdsville and Shawn (Chasity) Newberry of Cox's Creek; sisters, Brenda (Dean) Cecil of St. Francis and Patricia (Steve) Mattingly of Loretto; brothers, Bobby Gootee, Steve (Lisa) Gootee and Jason (Rachael) Gootee, all of Loretto; and eight grandchildren, Riley, Lilly, Gage, Ayla, Tucker, Chase, Gracie and Dallas.
Funeral services were on Monday, March 24, at 11 a.m. at Houghlin-Greenwell Funeral Home with pastor Joel Carwile officiating. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation was from 1-8 p.m. on Sunday and after 8:30 a.m. on Monday. Expressions of sympathy may go to the Holy Cross food bank.
Published in The Pioneer News on Mar. 26, 2014