Thomas Dewey Goolsby

Published 11:30 am Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Thomas Dewey Goolsby, 84, of Dillwyn, died October 17, 2015 at his home.  He was born November 10, 1930, the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Annie Lee Gunter Goolsby. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pearl W. Goolsby.

He was a retired heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by three children, Merle E. Goolsby and wife, Dawn of Dillwyn, Susan L. Goolsby of Richmond, and Tamara D.  Boggs of Gladstone; three sisters, Myrtle Wyland, Vonceil White and Wyonno Carroll, all of Schuyler; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

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A graveside funeral was held Tuesday, October 20, in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont.

Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn, was in charge of arrangements.