William Gaylord Goodin newspaper death article
33 - was ord Goodin, State Jaycee Head, Found Dead Here Asst. Atty. Gen. Gaylcrd Goodin, shot to death in i apartment here, 600 Clark Saturday. , j Jefferson City police said he a lengthy suicide note addressed 'his wife. j i He was recently installed as! I president of the State Junior ! ber of Commerce. ] Mrs. Goodin and their 4-vear-old son. who live in Louisiana.. Mo., ;a weekend fishing trip. She could j not get him to answer the and asked the apartment house ' |planned to join Goodin Saturday u,-pfL-Â«nH fithinn trjrv 5h 0 ,,,,,,Â« I sent ; manager to check her husband's i q u a r t e r s 25^ ; Mr. Goodin was found dead of I bullet wound in the head, jsaid. A 38-caliber pistol was inearbv. i Colleagues in the office of Atty. jGen. John M. Dalton said Mr. Goodwin had not appeared either in illj " Ul ^v^-^ eiu^r m 5 health or troubled by any I matter. "j A graduate of the St. Louis jversity school of law, Mr. Goodin; ihad served as city attorney inj Louisiana and had practiced law' there before plumg the attorney j general's staff here last June. 'lived in the apartment during the i I work week and usually went I to Louisiana each weekend, said. i In the letter. Mr. Goodin told wife, Bea, he was ashamed he i not been more help to her and ! just seemed that the direction ilife took was such thai I was 'ever on the go or worn out ' i stopped"" The Coie County coroner. Cletus concluded it was suicide and there would be no inquest. I Goodin was born Oct. 8, 1925. .ouisiana, the son of Mr. and i William L. Goodin. I i In addition to his wife and son,' *oy- ;Bmy Tim _ he ig survived by hisj ifather. ! ! An-! j Funeral services will be held at i2 p.m. Monday at the Baptist (Church in Louisiana with burial iRiverview Cemeterv there.