Stefan Lou Thomas Goolsby, 25, of Elizabethtown, IL, died on Thursday, December 28, 2017, surrounded by family. Stefan was born on March 25, 2017 to Tommy and Janice (Carson) Gooslby. He is a member of Peters Creek Church, Army National Guard for 6 years, and former member of FFA, Cougars Outreach, and 4H.
Stefan is survived by his parents, Tom and Jan Goolsby; fiance, Willow Brooke; sister, Sheila (Michael) Downing; brother, Aaron Sachan; sister, Leah (Victor) Tayler; brother, Nathan (Tanya) Sachan; nieces, Allisha (Jason) Banks, Ashley Sullivan, Bailey Downing, Haley Johnson, Kurstiana Sachan, Nevaeh Sachan, and Ariella Sachan; nephews, Denver Mitchell, River Downing, Aaron Downing, Brayden Sachan, Issac Sachan, and Alexander Sachan; four great-nieces and nephews; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Alphonzo “Ponzi” and Gladys Goolsby; maternal grandparents, Jack and Emma Carson; niece, Brianna Nicole Sachan; and uncle, Johnny Goolsby.
As per Stefan’s wishes, his body had been donated to science. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Visiting and remembering will be held from 1-3 p.m. A Celebration Service will be held at 3 p.m. Friends and family are encouraged to share their memories and stories of Stefan.