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William L. Goggans Jr.
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In memory of
William L. Goggans Jr.
William L. Goggans Jr., a longtime resident of Kenner, LA, died on January 7, 2020. He was surrounded by his caring family and passed away peacefully in his Sulphur Springs, TX home. He was 84 years old. Born on June 29, 1935 in Montgomery AL to William Leon Goggans and Evelyn Stewart Goggans, Mr. Goggans lived his childhood years in Greenville AL. He was also a graduate of Greenville High School. Mr. Goggans graduated from the University of Alabama and was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was a proud veteran, serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. His faith and values of honesty, loyalty, integrity, and trustworthiness have blessed him throughout his lifetime. He worked for MetLife 34 years and retired as Vice-President and Officer in Charge of Southern Territory. He was a charter member in the MetLife Management Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the MetLife Executive Council. He was blessed to have a career that brought him immense joy and passion for living. After retirement, he continued his philanthropic contributions along with his financial talents. He was appointed to the East Jefferson General Hospital Board of Directors where he served for many years. Later, he served on the East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation Board where he was appointed and served as Chairman. He was a member of the University of Alabama Alumni Association and the University of Alabama Commerce and Business Administration Executive Society. He was also a member of Munholland United Methodist Church of Metairie, where he served on the Finance Committee. He was a longtime member of the Chateau Golf and Country Club. Mr. Goggans was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather who valued his true friendships and will be dearly missed by everyone. He was an animal lover, enjoyed golfing, as well as fishing. He was an avid University of Alabama football fan, as well as a New Orleans Saints fan. He cherished spending time with his family, and always looked forward to his many adventures with his wife Anne, and close friends. He shared 51 heartfelt years with his devoted wife and mother of his daughters, Catherine O. Goggans, before she passed away on May 10, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Anne Goggans of Sulphur Springs, TX, daughters, Ann Marie G. Schmidt of Kneeland CA (husband Joseph) and Martha G. Johnson of Kingwood, TX (husband Rene'), Scott Farmer of Sulphur Springs, TX (Anne's son),sister, Anne G. Carey of Birmingham, AL, grandchildren, Zachary William Schmidt, Nicholas Benjamin Schmidt, Kaitlin Marie Johnson, Rene' William Johnson, and Payton Olivia Farmer, great-grandchildren, Annalise Corrine Schmidt and Hudson Leroy Pink, a niece, Alice Carey Harding and great niece Adelaide Evelyn Harding, both of Mountain Brook, AL, as well as numerous extended family, and a host of friends. A private service honoring William Goggans will be held at All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie, LA. In honor of his memory, memorials are requested to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org . Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
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In memory of
William L. Goggans Jr.
William L. Goggans Jr., a longtime resident of Kenner, LA, died on January 7, 2020. He was surrounded by his caring family and passed away peacefully in his Sulphur Springs, TX home. He was 84 years old. Born on June 29, 1935 in Montgomery AL to William Leon Goggans and Evelyn Stewart Goggans, Mr. Goggans lived his childhood years in Greenville AL. He was also a graduate of Greenville High School. Mr. Goggans graduated from the University of Alabama and was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. He was a proud veteran, serving his country in the United States Marine Corps. His faith and values of honesty, loyalty, integrity, and trustworthiness have blessed him throughout his lifetime. He worked for MetLife 34 years and retired as Vice-President and Officer in Charge of Southern Territory. He was a charter member in the MetLife Management Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the MetLife Executive Council. He was blessed to have a career that brought him immense joy and passion for living. After retirement, he continued his philanthropic contributions along with his financial talents. He was appointed to the East Jefferson General Hospital Board of Directors where he served for many years. Later, he served on the East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation Board where he was appointed and served as Chairman. He was a member of the University of Alabama Alumni Association and the University of Alabama Commerce and Business Administration Executive Society. He was also a member of Munholland United Methodist Church of Metairie, where he served on the Finance Committee. He was a longtime member of the Chateau Golf and Country Club. Mr. Goggans was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather who valued his true friendships and will be dearly missed by everyone. He was an animal lover, enjoyed golfing, as well as fishing. He was an avid University of Alabama football fan, as well as a New Orleans Saints fan. He cherished spending time with his family, and always looked forward to his many adventures with his wife Anne, and close friends. He shared 51 heartfelt years with his devoted wife and mother of his daughters, Catherine O. Goggans, before she passed away on May 10, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Anne Goggans of Sulphur Springs, TX, daughters, Ann Marie G. Schmidt of Kneeland CA (husband Joseph) and Martha G. Johnson of Kingwood, TX (husband Rene'), Scott Farmer of Sulphur Springs, TX (Anne's son),sister, Anne G. Carey of Birmingham, AL, grandchildren, Zachary William Schmidt, Nicholas Benjamin Schmidt, Kaitlin Marie Johnson, Rene' William Johnson, and Payton Olivia Farmer, great-grandchildren, Annalise Corrine Schmidt and Hudson Leroy Pink, a niece, Alice Carey Harding and great niece Adelaide Evelyn Harding, both of Mountain Brook, AL, as well as numerous extended family, and a host of friends. A private service honoring William Goggans will be held at All Saints Mausoleum in Metairie, LA. In honor of his memory, memorials are requested to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org . Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com
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