Feb. 4, 1947- May 3, 2020

A visitation celebrating the life of William Edward Gooden Sr., 73, of Campti will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 6 at Rose-Neath Coushatta Chapel. Due to current policy, visitors are asked to remain in their vehicles until directed by funeral home staff, and to practice social distancing. The graveside funeral service will be held privately for the family at a later date. William will be buried at Davis Springs Cemetery near Fairview.

William was born Feb. 4, 1947 and passed away May 3, 2020.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Session Gooden; and daughter, Melissa.

Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Troy Gooden Sr., Kevin Gooden, James Gooden, William Gooden Jr. and Corey Gooden; daughter, Maranda Mosley; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.