William ‘ Roger’ Goodman

Mr. William “Roger” Goodman, age 73, of West Olive passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022, at home. He was born December 8, 1948, in Detroit to William and Irene (Music) Goodman. On July 5, 1968, he married Donna Kaiser in Pontiac, MI.

Roger served his country in the US Army and was assigned to the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. Roger was proud to serve his country.

After living in Ortonville for many years he and Donna settled in West Olive and were members of Watermark Church. He was a member of the Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28. Roger enjoyed golfing, baseball, and spending time on the water.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Donna; three children: Westley (Michelle) Goodman of Lake Orion, Emily (Troy) Grabel of Grand Haven, and Jeremy (Alina) Goodman of Brighton; eight grandchildren: Paige, Devyn, and Sydney Goodman, Bailey, Izyk, and Alex Grabel, Levon and Lusi Goodman; brothers: Jim (Bonnie) Goodman, Mark (Debbie) Goodman, Greg (Susan) Goodman; sister: Pam (John) LaFave; and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter Amy Noelle Goodman.

There will be a private family memorial. An Interment ceremonial service is being planned for the spring, at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. Memorial contributions in memory of Roger may be given to Leukemia Foundation of Michigan.Please sign the family’s online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com .


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