William (Bill) Goodman
William (Bill) Goodman died May 26. He was 88.
Goodman was born to James and Dorothy Goodman in Tekamah, Nebraska on Aug. 2, 1934. He graduated from Tekamah High School in 1952 and attended Nebraska Wesleyan University for two years majoring in engineering. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1954 to become a pilot, passed all the tests but his eyesight kept him from achieving pilot status. He was also in the Air National Guard for two years. He worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in mechanical engineering for 30 years and retired in 1999.
He is survived by his wife, Judy of 64 years and their four children: Susan Goodman (Alan), Jamie Schlieper, Kent Goodman (Carley) and Kimberly Head (Brad). He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Devon Schlieper, Lexi Schlieper, Samantha Goodman, Michael Goodman, Scott Goodman and Kassidy Head. He was proceeded in death by his sister, Shirley Cutler (Jack).
The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra at disabledsportseasternsierra.org.