Leslie Doyle Goolsbee

Leslie Doyle Goolsbee, 89, of Waco, died on Friday October, 4, 2019 in Waco, Texas. A celebration of Leslie’s life will be held at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship 6328 N. Gholson Rd. Waco, Texas 76705 on November 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. with Brother Charles Howard  officiating.

Leslie was born January 08, 1930 in Waco, Texas to George W. and Myrtle (Brown) Goolsbee.

He proudly served his county in The United States Air force in Japan, Germany and especially being a part of the Berlin Air Lift. After family he was happiest hunting and fishing. Until recently he hunted in Colorado since 1958. Part of this was taking and teaching his grand children and their friends the joy and the art. Very Early in life he learned the art of the cattle business with hauling cattle to Fort Worth on his own since he was 12. After that and for the majority of his working life was in home remodeling sales, primarily for A-1 Builders.

Leslie was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, G.W., Harold and John D; and sister, Opal.

He is survived by his daughters: Janice Regian, Jeanne Snodgrass, Charlotte Bauman and Robyn Elwood; grandchildren, great- grand children and great- great grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank the nurses of Hillcrest ICU and Dr. Buck. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Wounded Warrior or Salvation Army.

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  1. Baylor Scott & White Hospice

    The Baylor Scott & White Hospice team is thinking of you at this time. Thank you for allowing us to care for Mr. Goolsbee and please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Sorry sorry for your loss. Your Dad was very much loved by our family! Our prayers are with you all. God bless Laura Jo Devendorf

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