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William "Bill" Goodnight
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1941
Death: Dec. 19, 2007

William (Bill) Goodnight went to be with his best friend, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday,Dec. 19, 2007.

He was born Oct. 12, 1941, to Everett and Lorene Goodnight.

Bill graduated from Dale High School in 1959. At the age of twelve, he went to work for River Rest Turkey Farm where he worked up to being hatchery manager, until the farm closed in 1972. He then started his own business of Bill Goodnight Custom Dump Truck and Tractor Service, which he ran until 2005.

Bill enjoyed life, laughter (hard and loud), and being with family and friends. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to work.

Bill was active with Open Door Church of God in the building program, music, youth, and also as a youth camp counselor until 2001.

He was preceded in death by his father, Everett Goodnight, and brother, Jim Goodnight.

Surviving family members are his wife, Barbara Goodnight of the home; mother, Lorene Goodnight; children, Bilynda and Dan Luschen, Bill Goodnight, Bryan and Peggy Goodnight; siblings, Leon Goodnight, Gene and Linda Goodnight, and Glenda Kennedy; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends, Steve and Barbara Allen and family, and many other family and friends.

Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Open Door Church of God, 1200 N. Tucker, Shawnee. Burial will be at the Bethel Cemetery on Hardesty Rd.

{published in the Shawnee News Star December 21 2007} 
 
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  Barbara Goodnight (1941 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Higher than I've ever been; married August 18 1959
 
Burial:
Hopewell Cemetery
Bethel Acres
Pottawatomie County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Dec 27, 2008
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William Bill Goodnight
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