John Lawrence Goolsby
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John Lawrence Goolsby
  • May 7, 1927 - February 23, 2017
  • Valrico, Florida

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John L. Goolsby, 89, passed away Feb. 23, 2017. He was born May 7, 1927 in Hillsborough County, FL to Thomas & Susan Viers Goolsby. He was a member of the Cork Church of Christ. John retired from Bay Concrete (Cemex) and enjoyed gardening and fast cars.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Margie M. Goolsby, and brothers Thomas, William, and Frank. As he moves on from this temporary life to his eternal home, he leaves behind his sons, John R. (Billie Ann) Goolsby and Don L. (Lynn) Goolsby; his grandchildren, Lisa (Marshall) Reid, Kevin (Jenifer) Goolsby, Dustin (Lindsey) Goolsby, Keith (Herika) Goolsby, Deedra (James) Weintz; great grandchildren, James Goolsby, Penn Reid, Johnathan Reid, Savana Goolsby, Casey Reid, Juliana Goolsby, and Carson Weintz; as well as his brother, Bob Goolsby. John always had a good story to tell as he lived a life of service, hard work, and most of all, joyful dedication to the Lord.
Memorial service will be 11am, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home in Brandon, FL, with a visitation at 10am