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John C. Goolsby

Died: August 31, 2017

John C. Goolsby passed away August 31, 2017. He was a resident of the South Bay since March 1958. Mr. Goolsby and his late wife Shirley directed gospel singing for over 50 years as they married at age 16. John was a radio announcer for 4 years in South Carolina. He also sang bass in Gospel Quartets from coast to coast.…read more

John C. Goolsby passed away August 31, 2017. He was a resident of the South Bay since March 1958. Mr. Goolsby and his late wife Shirley directed gospel singing for over 50 years as they married at age 16. John was a radio announcer for 4 years in South Carolina. He also sang bass in Gospel Quartets from coast to coast. His late wife played piano for John to sing bass solos from North Carolina to alifornia. He was a member of two church families, River of Life in Hesperia and Living Waters Christian Fellowship in Fountain Valley, both Church of God. John loved people and never onced charged a church for directing choirs or singing in church quartets. Most of all he loved Jesus! Born May 6, 1932. He is survived by his six children Bryan, Douglas, Gwendolyn (Jim), John, Sherry and Cathy (John)14 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. John was predeceased by his wife Shirley and son Dorsey. Visitation will be Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am and Service at noon both at A.M. Gamby Funeral Home.

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