Steven Kurt Goodson was born April 25, 1963 to parents Clyde Goodson and Pat Vogel. He entered into eternal rest Feb. 14, 2021 at the age of 57.
Kurt was a kind and generous man who loved his family more than anything in this world. He was a devoted husband, loving father and Papaw, wonderful son and dedicated brother and uncle.
Kurt was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, he has an entire game room full of memorabilia. On game day he could always be found cheering on his team.
Kurt enjoyed cooking and was always friendly and outgoing, he was a happy go lucky guy. He worked hard to provide a good life for his family, spending 16 years with TL James, 16 years with the Cedar Creek Auction as the general manager and three years as a dozer operator for Lane and Mitchell Construction.
When Kurt had free time his favorite pastime was being with his beloved family and making precious memories that they will all carry with them in his absence. He loved playing video games with all the kids and they would sit and play for hours. Kurt was well loved and will be truly missed by all those who knew him.
Kurt was preceded in death by his grandparents Tom and Edlean Vogel and Clyde and Lodella Goodson, sisters Sharlen Goodson and Donna Lancaster and son Chris McGee.
He is survived by his beloved wife Martha “Marty” Goodson, parents Pat Lancaster, Clyde “Buddy” Goodson, children Bradley “Chad” McGee and wife Tammy, Brittany Thibodeaux and husband J.R. and Amanda Guilbeau, sisters Mendi Bailey and husband Leslie, Katheryn Courson and husband Buck and Christina Vent and husband Shannon, grandchildren Caden, Jeston and Peyton Thibodeaux and Jalynn and Sadie McGee, nephews Kyle Jordan and wife Barbara, Kasey Jordan, Kaleb Bailey, Tanner Qualls, Randall and Tony Courson, Dylan Clark, Cody and Joseph Humble and nieces Leanne Hitzemann and Audrey Lewis.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the amazing caregivers and staff of The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler for their love and compassion in caring for Kurt in his last days. Kurt also leaves behind many other loved ones and lifelong friends.