Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Wilkins Goodrich, 88, passed away October 29, 1995 at St. Marks Hospital of a lingering illness.
Born February 8, 1907, Hunter, Utah to Wilkins Goodrich, Sr. and Serena Olsen Goodrich. Married Betty Imo Lamb in 1927, Peoria Illinois, later divorced. Married Marguerite Neilson, March 1949 in Salt Lake City, Utah, later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.In his younger years, Wick was a rancher in Idaho, Oregon and Illinois. Employed for many years in the tanker division of PIE and became a district manager for that company. Wick loved gardening, golf, traveling and life in general. Most of all he loved his family and had enormous supply of affection, which he showed to his family in Wick's own special way. Wick will be sorely missed. He was a great strength and example to all who knew him. He possessed a natural ability to lead and uplift.
Survived by wife, Marguerite Goodrich; son, James Goodrich; daughter, Betty Rigby; stepdaughter, Janeal Andrus; stepsons, Pete Neilson; Everett Neilson; Joe S. Neilson; David Neilson; 27 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, 1995, 12 noon at the Holladay 3rd Ward Chapel, 4568 So. Holladay Blvd. (2260 East). Friends may call at the Holladay 3rd Ward, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1995 from 6-8 p.m. and one hour prior to services at the church. Interment Holladay Memorial Park. Cannon Mortuary Funeral Directors.
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