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Bertsy "Bert" Marvin Goodson

January 31, 1928 — July 3, 2019

Bertsy "Bert" Marvin Goodson

US Army SFC (Ret.) Bertsy “Bert” Marvin Goodson, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

He was born in Wallace, VA on January 31, 1928.

He proudly served in the Army during WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. During his military career he served with the 6th, 7th, and 10th  US Army Special Forces Groups .  He was an Aviation Crew Chief and earned the Air Medal and numerous commendations.  He was a Life Member of the Retired Military Association and the Special Forces Association, chapter 1-18.

Bert is survived by his sons, Brad Goodson and wife Barbara of Fayetteville, Dean Goodson and wife Sandy of Laurel Hill, FL; six grandchildren, dear friends Louis Metz and wife Dolores; and his beloved dog, Jackie.

A graveside memorial service is planned for 10am on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Lafayette Memorial Park. 

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Friday, July 12, 2019

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