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Michael Ray Goodson

February 5, 1954 ~ September 16, 2022 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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Michael Ray Goodson, 68, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents Mike and Johnnie Goodson, niece Belinda Goodson Moss and sister-in-law Kathy Goodson.

He is survived by his wife Ellen Goodson; children: Stacey Curtis (Chase), Bill Goodson (Beth), Treyson Johnson (Courtney); 7 grandchildren: Sawyer, Parker, Billy, Bo, Michaella, L.B., Kelby; brothers: Ed Goodson, Wes Goodson (Michele); sister Toni Montessi (Jim), also many sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Mike was born on February 5, 1954, in Poteau, OK to Mike and Johnnie. They lived in Buck Creek, OK until 1962 when his folks packed up and moved to Albuquerque, NM. Mike graduated from Valley High School. He received a welding cert. from TVI. He worked as a welder for several years until he was offered an opportunity to start trapping. His love for trapping, hunting, and the outdoors was overwhelming to all. As a trapper he started working for R.L Cox Co. and found his ideal spot.

In 1979 he met the love of his life Ellen Shelton, they married in 1981. The two worked together and enjoyed life with each other from then on. They were blessed with three children. They went on to take over R.L. Cox Co. and continue the family tradition.

There was nothing better than Mike taking his kids and grandkids hunting, fishing, and camping.

He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Mike’s Life Celebration will begin with a Visitation on Friday, September 23, 2022 at 9:30am at Alameda Baptist Church located at 8818 2nd st NW, 87114. Service will begin at 10:00am. Mike will be laid to rest following the Service at the Socorro Protestant Cemetery in Socorro, NM.

Pallbearers will be William Goodson, Treyson Johnson, Chase Curtis, Augie Montessi, Wes Goodson and Danny Shelton.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Jerrell Flowers, Mike Lopez, Cecil "Tuff" Muncy, Branden Muncy, Carlos Madril, Lane Lopez, Issac Lopez, Solan Wilson, Tayllor Wilson, Warren Scott, James Scott, Dentin Shelton, Daylen Shelton and Kevin Moss.

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September 23, 2022

9:30 AM
Alameda Baptist Church

September 23, 2022

10:00 AM
Alameda Baptist Church

September 23, 2022

Socorro Protestant Cemetery

Socorro, NM


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