William Andrew Goosic
- Born: 15 Feb 1918, Beaver City, Furnas County, Nebraska
- Died: 20 Sep 1994, Alma, Harlan County, Nebraska at age 76
- Buried: 23 Sep 1994, Orleans Cemetery, Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska
Noted events in his life were:
• Obituary, 1994. William Andrew Goosic, Jr., the son of William Andrew, Sr., and Nellie E. (Holmes) Goosic was born on February 15, 1918 in Furnas County, Nebraska near Beaver City, Neb., and passed away on September 10, 1994, in Alma, Nebraska at the age of 76 years, seven months and five days.
William attended school in Beaver City and graduated from high school with the class of 1936. In 1942 he entered the U.S.Army and served in the China-Berma Theatre. He was honorably discharged and returned to Orleans, Neb. He was a mechanic in Oxford and Orleans for several years. Bill worked as a rural mail carrier in the Orleans area for many years prior to his retirement. He resided in Orleans at the time of his death.
He was a member of the Orleans Unit of the American Legion.
Survivors include his son, William Goosic III of Riverton, Neb., and daughter-in-law Barbara Goosic of Franklin, Neb.; five grandchildren, Monica James and husband Stacey of Franklin, Veronica Goosic and Rick Deriese of Bloomington, Amy Goosic and Andy Goosic of Lincoln, and Eli Goosic of Franklin; three great-grandchildren, Jenna, Logan and Miranda James of Franklin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Melva; and one sister, Audrey.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 23, at 11:00 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home in Orleans with Pastor Frank M. Alexander of Assembly of God Church, Riverton, officiating. Music was provided by the vocal duet of Jim and Carol Logston, and organist Willa Ralston.
Pallbearers were Wayne Dietz, Jim Dietz, Willis Dietz, Bob Tripe, Tom Russell and David Davenport. Honorary bearers were Wilma Simpson, Connie Horwart, Ernie Kuhl, Billy Schoneberg and Keith Poyser. Interment was in Orleans Cemetery with military rites at graveside provided by Orleans Veterans Organization. Mitchell Funeral Home of Orleans had charge of arrangements.