Donald L. "Goldie" Gould, 85, of Meridian went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 after being diagnosed with cancer with his wife and best friend Corinne Thomas Gould by his side. Don was born in Butler on August 2, 1935 to the late Charles P. Gould and Frances M. (Hilliard) Gould. He served his country honorably with the US Army. Don retired after 40 years from Armco. He enjoyed bowling and “carrying on with the guy’s” at the numerous social clubs he was a member of.
Along with his wife, Don is survived by a daughter Linda (Tom) Smith, 4 grandchildren, his very special one; Sarah (Paul) Crawford and their daughter Zoey of Ohio, Katie (Todd) Shultz, Becky (Austin) Balm, Bill (Jennifer) Smith and 3 great grandchildren, all of Butler. His special sister and brother-in-law Patricia and David Forshey, one other sister and two brothers. His special sister in-law Val-Dean (Randy) Scott and his special nieces and nephew Shannon and Ryan Stevenson, Brittany Scott, Brandi Scott, and his great niece and great nephews Hadley, Case, Jimi, and Axl (his pool buddies); brother in-laws Fred (Terri) Thomas Jr. of North Carolina and Devin (Cindy) Thomas of Ellwood City, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his first wife Shirley A. Gould and his son Gregory A. Gould; one sister, and his father-in-law Fred Thomas.
Per Don's request there will be no services, with a private burial that will be held at a later date through the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER, PA 16001 WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM
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