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Roy Goodson, Jr.

The Governor of South Carolina advises to limit public gatherings to 50 guests or less to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC carefully considered this recommendation and ask that additional guest please participate via live-streaming if it is authorized by the family.

Funeral Service for Mr. Roy Goodson will be conducted 2:00 PM Friday, February 5, 2021 at Bethel Apostolic Church, 1200 North Irby Street, Florence, South Carolina. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Mr. Roy Goodson, Jr. was born June 7, 1945 to the late Roy Goodson, Sr. and the late Margaret McNeil Goodson in Darlington, South Carolina. He transitioned from his earthly home on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina.

Roy Jr. as he was affectionally called relocated to Florence, South Carolina at an early age. He worked as a Brick Mason for 60 years and had a part in building many Historical sites in Florence.

On November 21, 1971, Roy was joined in holy matrimony to Selena Porter Goodson.

Roy Goodson, Jr. was a loving man who cared deeply for his family.

Roy Jr. was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; and three sisters.

He leaves to cherish his memories: a devoted and loving wife of 49 years, Selena Porter Goodson; two sons, Oscar James of New York and Frankie Goodson, Sr. of Florence, South Carolina; two daughters, Diane Robinson of Columbia, South Carolina and Connie (Rodney) Titus of Columbia, South Carolina; one brother, Elder James (Nancy) Goodson of Timmonsville, South Carolina; two sisters, Marjorie Garland of Florence, South Carolina and Juanita (Nathaniel) Joe of Florence, South Carolina; three brothers-in-law, Willie Porter, Thomas Johnson, and Frank Porter all of Florence, South Carolina; one sister-in-law, Nathaleen ((Edward) Ingram of Florence, South Carolina; six grandchildren, Marcus, Mark, Kenya, Faith, Catlin, and Amorion; four great grandchildren; Naveah, Marquell, Bentley and Salia with whom he loved deeply; and a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.

Roy Goodson, Jr.’s family was his everything. He took care of his family with everything he had. He was a Great Man!!

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Rip Uncle Roy Brian Clearance McNeil

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To Aunt Tiny, my bestie Connie, Diane, Frankie and the entire family. You all have my deepest sympathy.I love you all so much! Praying for your strength during this difficult time. Love, Paris and family!

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RIP to my Wonderful Father. You are truly missed I thank you from my heart for all you have done for our family. You are one in a million I am truly blessed to have been you as my Father. I love you Daddy you will forever be in my heart.

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RIP Uncle Roy Jr

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Deepest Condolences to the Goodson/Porter Family. From Cynthia Porter and Family. RIP Uncle Roy Jr.

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Cousins Pauline And Family RIP Roy Goodson JR.

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