William Joe Goff, age 94 of Pass Christian, passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.
Joe was a native of Waynesboro, MS and retired in 1989, after being employed by several Bell System companies, including AT&T.
He was preceded in death by his father, William H. Goff; his mother, Olive E. Goff; and his sister, Dorthy Engle.
Joe is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Myrtle Wood Goff; his children, William “Steve” Goff (Phyllis Martin Goff), Leslie Goff (Sarah Morgan Goff), and Sharon Goff Drescher (Steve Drescher); his grandchildren, William “Juston” Goff, Steven M. Goff, and Brandon Drescher; his great granddaughter, Acadianna Goff; his nephews, Bill Engle and Mike Engle; his niece, Jeanne Engle; and his cousins, Hub Jackson and Linda Gail Williams.
He was a 33° Mason, active with Shriners, Scottish Rite, and York Rite. Joe was a member of First Baptist Church, Long Beach and a member of the Scottish Rite Lodge of Gulfport.
Joe loved working and entertaining at his camp on Johnson Bayou.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to one of his long time supported charities, Shriner’s Hospital for Children (https://lovetotherescue.org/give) or The Baptist Children’s Village, Clinton, MS (www.baptistchildrensvillage.com/give).
A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at Riemann Family Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, February 16, at the funeral home chapel, followed by interment at Evergreen Cemetery.