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Roy ‘Curly’ Goans, Jr. | 83 | White Hall

Roy “Curly” Goans Jr. age 83 of White Hall passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 at his residence. He was born Nov. 13, 1938 in Eldred, the son of Roy and Ethel Goans, Sr. He married Peggy Hardwick July 15, 1960 in Carrollton and she survives.
Also surviving is a daughter, Beverly Goans of Alton, and a son, Rick Goans of Carrollton, a granddaughter, Mary Brock (Troy Lake) of Quincy, a sister, Charlotte (Bill) White of Carrollton, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Virginia Goans.
Roy graduated from White Hall High School in 1956. He owned and operated Texico Gas Station in Carrollton for six years. He started working for the City of Carrollton Street Department in 1970 then the Water Treatment Plant from 1977-2000. He then worked part time there until 2015. Roy loved to play cards, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family.
The family will host a celebration of life service Friday, July 29, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Carrollton First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made to the family. Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is assisting the family. Condolences may be left online at

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