Goodson, William comment (0)
October 14, 2010
William Goodson, a retired Alabama Baptist pastor and director of missions, died Sept. 29. He was 96.
A Covington County native, Goodson began serving as pastor of churches in south Alabama in 1947. He served as pastor of eight churches in Covington Baptist Association, two churches in Alabama Crenshaw Baptist Association, two churches in Coffee Baptist Association, two churches in Sardis Baptist Association, one church in Butler Baptist Association and one church in Salem-Troy Baptist Association. Goodson was also interim pastor of two churches in Covington Association. He retired from Sardis Association in 2003 after 15 years as director of missions.
Goodson received a diploma from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. At the time of his death, he was a member of Harmony Baptist Church, Andalusia.
Goodson was preceded in death by his first wife, Nell.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Hilda; three children; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. (TAB)