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Laura Benedict Koch

Willie Goldring

Dear Board colleagues, We created this page to celebrate the life of Willie, our beloved shuttle chauffeur and friend. Please post your stories and memories with Willie on this page in the hope that we can help his family find comfort by seeing the significant impact he had at the Board. We will update...  see more

Willie greeted passengers with his signature smile and positive spirit.  He was a master conversationalist, connecting with passengers over shared interests (especially football, cars, and racing) and following up on details of our lives, even those mentioned in passing. He genuinely loved interacting with people and often spoke of how much he enjoyed the variety of individuals -including many famous people- he met through his work. ...  see more
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  • Ciara Ashton
    Willie was a great conversationalist and a kind spirit who connected with everyone over something. He had an excitement for sports and racing like no other. He'd often talk about his son's musical abilities, his retirement plans for he and his wife, drag...  more
  • John Magasic
    Like a lot of people who rode his bus, I always jumped the line and tried to get a front seat so I could catch up with Willie. He knew about my family's moves, the important events in my life, and many of my opinions, and I heard these same kinds of...  more
  • Richard Naylor
    I'm quite saddened to hear about the passing of Willie. He always greeted me with a warm smile and was extraordinarily kind and courteous. I will miss him. His family and friends are in my thoughts.
  • Karen Krugman
    Willie was the most delightful man. He got to know every Board employee on a first-name basis, greeted us warmly, and was a great conversationalist. My deepest sympathies to his family. This is a huge loss for them and for the Board.
  • Eric Kollig
    I am so sorry to hear of Willie's passing. Over the years, Willie was always so kind to each and every person who hopped on the shuttle. He talked with all and greeted everyone. I will miss talking football with him. Please know that he had an impact on...  more
  • Christine Black
    Willie genuinely cared about our safety. One night I was returning to the Eccles building late after attending a Board sponsored evening event. When Willie picked me up at I Square and found out I needed to get back to Eccles, he went out of his way to...  more
  • Kisha  Wolley
    My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to Willie's family and friends. He always spoke very highly of you. He had a way of making people feel at ease and brought such positive energy to his job. He will be missed!
  • Heidi Markovitz
    Willie shared in one of my happiest experiences and made it even better. When I got word that my granddaughters were born a few years ago, I left work early to see the new family in the hospital. Willy was driving. As he took me to the metro I had to...  more
  • Roxanne Mayfield
    My sincere condolences to his beloved family. Willie was a kind soul who genuinely liked all people. He made it a point to get to know each and everyone of us by name and was always cheerful, which made riding his shuttle a bright spot in any day. He...  more
  • Theresa Trimble
    Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of a dear man. We at the FRB Federal Credit Union will miss his smile, his jaunty cap, and conversations about football and cars. Heaven has gained a new angel who is already zooming around the other angels,...  more
  • Mike Bagley
    Willie, I just saw you a few weeks ago, hard to believe that you are gone. You were like a ray of sunshine on an otherwise dreary day. I enjoyed our many talks over the years, riding the shuttle will not be the same. My deepest condolences to your family.