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William Charles Goth


1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
William Charles Goth Obituary
July 14, 1926 - September 8, 2017 91, passed away at home on Sept. 8, 2017. Bill was born in L.A. in 1926 and grew up in Alhambra. He attended Loyola High School and UCLA, where he played on the tennis team and earned a geology degree. He was an Eagle Scout and served with the Merchant Marine in WWII and as a naval officer in Korea. He and his wife, JoAnn, were married for 58 years until she passed in 2015. They had four children. The Goths lived in several states and abroad, following Bill's career, until moving to La Cañada Flintridge for 16 years and then to Camarillo in 1982. Bill worked at Union Oil for 35 years and then the County of Ventura for 10 years. He was also a substitute teacher and real estate agent. An active man who loved the outdoors and sports, he continued playing tennis and baseball and swimming in the Senior Olympics into his 80's. Bill will be missed and remembered by his children and five grandchildren, whom he enjoyed and loved dearly. A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Padre Serra Church. Donations in his name can be made to the American Red Cross.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 14 to Sept. 15, 2017
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