Ronald Earl Goodson, age 64, of Kennard, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 6, 2017. Ronald was born September 22, 1953 in Liberty to parents, GA Goodson and Mertis Gates Goodson. He graduated from Galena Park High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University. Ronald was a member of the Pasadena Optimist Club and an avid contributor to multiple charities, including the Boys and Girls Harbor of La Porte, which is now known as Today’s Harbor for Children, the Girl Scouts of America and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Ronald is survived by son, Jeremy Goodson and wife, Kim of Deer Park; daughter, Emily Makosa and husband, Mike of Houston; grandsons, Austin Goodson of Deer Park, Cody Goodson of Deer Park; great-grandsons, Ace and Asher Goodson of Deer Park; mother, Mertis Goodson of Ft. Worth; brother, Frank Goodson and wife, Ann of Baytown; sisters, Carolyn Woodyard and husband, Bobby of Ft. Worth, Marleta Springer of Ft. Worth; mother of children, Janet Barnett of Deer Park; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by father, GA Goodson.
Memorial services for Ronald Goodson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2018 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel, Dr. Tim Allen, officiating. In lieu of the usual remembrances, donations may be made to Today’s Harbor for Children, P. O. Box 848, Houston, TX 77001-0848, www.todaysharborforchildren.org, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org, or Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, 3110 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77098, www.gssjc.org. Online condolences may be left at www.callawayallee.com