Goodnough, William "Bill" C.

July 25, 1941 - January 2, 2017

Goodnough, William Charles “Bill”

Born July 25, 1941 in Delhi, New York – Died January 2, 2017 Plano, Texas

Bill was a loving, caring, faithful and loyal father, friend and neighbor.

Bill graduated from Ricker College in January 1965 with a Political Science degree. On April 14, 1966 Bill started his career at Geico insurance in Washington D.C..  Geico then took him to Macon, Georgia in the early 1970’s where he remained until the opening of Geico’s Region V located in  Dallas, Texas in 1987. After a successful career in insurance underwriting, Bill retired in 1997 and enjoyed the rest of his days while residing in Carrollton, Texas.

Bill was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams included the Georgia Bulldogs, New York Giants and the Atlanta Braves.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Raymond Charles Goodnough and Mother, Grace Shields Goodnough and half brother, Scott Goodnough

He is survived by son, William Patrick Goodnough, his wife Lisa and their 2 daughters Katelyn and Nicole; Daughter, Kellie Lynnette Nix, husband Jeff and their daughter Summer; Sister Sheila Fierro; and Special friend, Natalie Bridges.

The service will be 9:00 A.M., Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Aria Memorial Chapel located at 19310 Preston Road, Dallas, TX  75252.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Lung Association.

You have touched so many hearts and lives with your gentle and fun nature. We love and miss you dearly but know that we will meet again in Heaven!

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252


8 replies on “Goodnough, William "Bill" C.”

Allyson Allen says:

We shared many, many great years together that I will cherish forever. He will always have a special place in my heart. He is finally at peace. I will always love you.

Kathy Faircloth says:

I worked with Bill many years ago in Macon. He was a good mentor and taught me a lot. He will be missed.

Lynn Magouirk says:

You were the love of my life and I am so sorry to see you go. You were a vibrant and cocky man who knew you had the bull by the horns. Tho no longer in love with you, I loved you dearly and thank you for everything you taught me.

Dorothy Taylor says:

I grew to love you, Bill; and you know our last correspondendse told you that. RIP, Dorothy

Keith Allen says:

To the Goodnough family.Iam sorry to hear of Bills passing,my condolences go out to all of you.He was a good man to my sister Allyson,my God be with you in this time of sorrow.

Frankie Dunn Tobias says:

43 Years Ago this summer I meet this man with a beautiful smile and unforgettable laugh who hired me! I even moved to Dallas, Tx to work under his leadership.
Gone but will never be forgotten … W. C. Goodnough

Natalie Bridges says:

My heart is broken. I have loved you for years and glad we were able to visit frequently the past few years. Our friendshp started yrs ago in Macon when u said welcome aboard to Geico

Natalie Bridges says:

My heart is broken, so glad. we met 45 yrs ago We have shared some great memories and lots of laughs.Thanks for loving me and my children. I miss talking to you everyday but glad you are iin a better place. I will love you forever

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