WILSON - Phillip "Phil" V. Goodson, 54, of Wilson, after fighting a courageous battle against cancer, died Tuesday, June 13, 2017.
Funeral, Saturday, 11:00 AM, Wilson Memorial Service, conducted by Rev. Keith Dey of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Southern Shores, followed by a time of visiting and sharing.
Born in Raleigh, he was the son of the late Douglas and Lynda Robinson Goodson. Phil worked in sales and automotive equipment services for more than 25 years. He was a former owner of C & A Equipment Services in Raleigh, and later owned and operated Carolina Automotive Equipment Sales & Services in Wilson until his retirement in March of this year. He enjoyed growing tomatoes, surf fishing, metal detecting and spending time with his family at the beach.
Phil is survived by his wife of 25 years, Elizabeth "Sandi" Pridgen Goodson; daughter, Kaitlyn E. Goodson and son, Justin H. Goodson of the home; sister, Phyllis L. Goodson, and brother-in-law, David Eckles, of Wilmington; mother-in-law, June B. Pridgen of Wilson; father-in-law, Norman Pridgen (Jean) of Winston-Salem; brother-in-law, Michael Pridgen of Wilson; aunt, Norma Rae Floars (Bobby) of Goldsboro; uncle, Keith Goodson (Janet) of Richmond, VA; many beloved cousins and friends.
Memorials are suggested to The Flynn Home, 209 Goldsboro St E, Wilson, NC 27893-4003 or to The Wesley Shelter, PO Box 1426, Wilson NC 27896-1426.