WILLIAM "BILLY" LEE GOFF
Born: June 25th, 1948
Died: September 12th, 2022
ROCKY MOUNT – William “Billy” Lee Goff, age 74, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2022. Born in Pitt County, NC on June 25, 1948, he was the son of the late Broudie Lee Goff and Peggy Crocker Goff.
Billy proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant. While in Vietnam, Billy was awarded the Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal with Silver Star, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm as well as receiving other distinguished awards. Billy had many hobbies which included fishing, softball, and bowling. He was a loving and dedicated family man who loved his grandchildren Tyler and Kaitlyn. He was a dear friend to many, and Billy will be forever missed, always loved, and never forgotten.
Billy is survived by his wife of 45 years, Kay Proctor Goff of Rocky Mount; his daughters, Tracy Brame (Mike Turner), and Marsha Barrow (Danny); his grandchildren, Tyler Barrow and Kaitlyn Barrow; his sister-in-law’s and caretakers, Diane Proctor, Brenda Weaver; one half-sister and four half-brothers.
A Funeral Service to celebrate Billy’s life will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2:30 PM in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Pastor Tony Bossolono officiating. Burial will follow the service at Rocky Mount Memorial Park. Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM prior to the service in the Atrium of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home.
The family would like to say a special thanks to Billy’s sister-in-law’s and caretakers, Diane Proctor and Brenda Weaver for their love, care, and support for Billy.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made in Billy’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box, 758516, Topeka, KS 66675.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.