William "Bill" Rupert Goodpaster
William (Bill) Rupert Goodpaster , age 76, a native of Dayton, OH and a resident of Covington, LA passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 10:35 a.m.
He was preceded in death by his parents Roy F. Goodpaster and Ethel Marguerite (Burns) Goodpaster, step-mother Nadine Cahill Goodpaster and sister Sandra Lee Lovett.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Rosemarie A. (Mangiamele) Goodpaster and was married over 25 years. He is also survived by his children Wendy Goodpaster, Salem, OR, Lisa Riley, Deming, NM, Amy Metz (Eric), Roseville, CA and one granchild, Ethan Metz, brothers Robert Goodpaster (Julia), Blairsville, GA, Norman Cahill (Sandra), Hockessin, DE, Paul Cahill (Norma), Union, OH, Allen Cahill, Herndon, VA, five half brothers and one half sister, Cindy Plante, Pomfret, CT and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
Bill attended OSU, Franklin University and Columbus State Community College and worked as a Quality Engineer for Boeing Aerospace Co., Eddie Bauer and Speigel. Bill was an excellent baker and loved investingating family history on Ancestry.com.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to St. Tammany Parish Hospital Hospice Program for the excellent care and attention Bill received during his illness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association.
Private Inurnment in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 2280 W. 21st Avenue, Covington, LA.