William Buster Goodwin of Winnemucca, Nev., passed away on June 30, 2013 at Reno’s Renown Hospital after a long struggle with diabetic problems.
He was preceded in death by his parents, “Bus” and Audrey Goodwin of San Luis Obispo.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Karen (Reinert) Goodwin, his son, Jeff, and daughter, Bonnie of Hollister; five grandchildren, Russel, Melissa, Justin, Erica and Regan and a sister, Mary Nordeen, of Sutherlin, Ore.
Buster was born in Santa Maria on Aug. 3, 1941 and raised in Paso Robles. He enlisted in the Navy Reserves in 1958 before graduating from Paso Robles High School in 1959. He became active and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in September of 1959.
Buster attended Cal Poly studying pomology and viticulture. He married in 1962 and raised his family in Paicines, where he managed Almaden Vineyards. He had many interests during his life; trapshooting, developing the Feedlot Restaurant in Tres Pinos, real estate, golfing, hunting and fishing.
Memorial services to be held at the Bolado Park Golf Course in Tres Pinos on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at 1 p.m.
Thank you all for your kind words and support. In lieu of flowers, any memorial donations may be made to Always and Forever Tributes to support the diabetes foundation: http://main.diabetes.org/site/TR/Events/Tributes-AlwaysandForeverFor the complete article see the 07-23-2013 issue.
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