Funeral service for William L.E. “Bill” Goff, 86, Eudora will be held at 1:30 Wednesday, April, 20, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Goff died April 17, 2011 at Medicalodges Eudora.
He was born on February 6, 1925 in Batesville, Arkansas the son of Jennings and Tiney (Rosenbaum) Goff.
Bill served in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII. As a Gunner, and later as Body Guard for a General. He was stationed in the Aleutian Islands.
He married Helen W. Staggs on June 24, 1945 in Batesville, Arkansas. She survives of the home.
They moved to Eudora in 1951 from Arkansas. He was then employed at the Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant in the Water Supply Department. And later as a supervisor in the Power House at the E.I. DuPont Company, Tecumseh cellophane plant. He retired in 1984.
Bill was a member of the American Water Works Association, and the City of Eudora Board of Appeals. He was also a 50 year member of the Eudora Lions Club.
Other survivors include his wife; two sons, Donnie “Don” Goff, Rural Perry, KS, Bradley “Brad” Goff, Eudora, KS; one sister, Rosa Lee Leonard, Little Rock, Arkansas; one brother, Charles D. Goff, Batesville, Arkansas; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
The family will greet friends 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Eudora Lions Club, and may be sent in care of the mortuary.