Funeral service for Dee Wayne Gooding, age 68, of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 11:00 AM. on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Bro. Mark Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Richland Cemetery with CJ Stephens, Davin Jack Gooding, Christopher Clark, James Branch, Cory Glover, Brad Stephens, John Merrill and Shawn Kirkbride serving as pallbearers. Joe Glover and John Davis are serving as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home at 10:00 on June 25, 2021. Mr. Gooding passed away on June 20, 2021 at Christus Mother Frances in Sulphur Springs.
Dee Wayne Gooding was born December 11, 1952 in Sulphur Springs, TX to Jack Gooding and Vada (McFarland) Gooding. He was an Aircraft Mechanic and an A/C and Refrigeration Specialist. Dee Wayne served as a Marine. Dee Wayne was a man of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his children, Rene Stephens and husband, Brad of Sulphur Springs, TX and Wayne Gooding II and wife, Debbie of Sulphur Springs, TX; grandchildren, CJ Stephens and wife, Madeline Stephens, Alli Stephens, Shelbilyn Rich, Davin Jack Gooding and Damon Gooding; sisters Linda Glover and husband, Joe and Nita Merrill and husband, John; brother, Jerrold Gooding and wife, Teresa Burton.
Dee Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and brother Billy Don Gooding.