Grady "Sonny Boy" C. Goolsby Jr.

July 27, 1952June 25, 2013

Grady “Sonny Boy” Goolsby, 60, of San Angelo died Tuesday June 25, 2013 in a local hospital. Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 29th in Johnson’s Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Grady was born July 27, 1952 in San Angelo, Texas to Grady and Frances (Jones) Goolsby. He was a US Marine Corp veteran and an auto mechanic. He loved Drag Racing and Quail raising! Grady was married to Linda Freeman on August 6, 1989 in San Angelo. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Carol. Survivors include his wife Linda of San Angelo; children Sarah Marines and Sonny Barton of San Angelo; four grandchildren; siblings Kathy Riggs, Paula Lohse, John Goolsby and wife Lawanda, Cindy Barnett, Vickie Mohler and husband Travis and Claudine Jones all of San Angelo; numerous nieces and nephews; mother-in-law Sue Freeman of Baird; father-in-law Charles Freeman and wife Paula of Detroit, TX; brothers-in-law John Freeman of Baird, Mike Freeman of Abilene, Bill Freeman and Tim Freeman both of Baird and special people nephew Michael Riggs, Billy Sawyer, Mickey Shott and Kenneth Prescott and his dog’s Chevy and Buffy. He will be missed and loved by all who knew him. A heart stopped beating too soon! Pallbearers will be Kenneth Prescott, Bill Whitesell, John Goolsby, Jr., Michael Riggs, Stevie Trammel, and Mickey Shott. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 29, 2013

Grady "Sonny Boy" C. Goolsby Jr.

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kenny myers

July 3, 2013

Grady was one who stepped up for me when i lost my dad at 14 years old. Im forever thankful for the opportunities and favors he always extended to me. Love you Bubba hug mom and dad for me and we shall surely meet again. Linda plz call, i love you and im so sorry i just found out. 9709781650

June 30, 2013

Bob Pence LVHS71

Lenora Fisher

June 30, 2013

Linda, this is Norie from Odessa, i am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man. When April called an told me, the memories started rolling in! That will be what keeps you going, that family an friends! You an your family are in my thoughts an prayers. I will see you soon

June 30, 2013

Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Gus Hinojosa

Mike&Betty Switalski

June 29, 2013

Your going to be missed Grady.Thanks for all you have done for us.It was more appreciated then you ever knew.Our deepest prayers go out to you and your family.God's speed my friend!

Wanda Zamorano

June 29, 2013

Linda and family,
What a man! That Grady made so many laugh and brought so much joy. Mother (Billie Sawyer White) and I so enjoyed when Billy Louis would bring "the boys" to Christoval for lunch. Grady always laughed that Mother said she didn't like cats, and while we were eating you could look out the window and see her "herd" of cats. We will miss him, but the memories linger.
Love and blessings,
The late Billie Louise Sawyer White and family

Eric hair

June 29, 2013

Thoughts n prayers for all of your family......Eric-n-Connie

Binyon Family

June 29, 2013

Our Thoughts and Prayers for All the Goolsby Family.

Carol & James Valadez

June 29, 2013

Linda we are so sorry for your loss! Grady we will miss you friend!!! Sorry we are not in town I will come by when we get back. God bless you love you!!!

carolyn wright

June 29, 2013

Claudine, so sorry for your loss. Prayers go out to you and your family. If you need anything, let me know.