DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Bill Goodwin (aged 47)
William Nettles Goodwin (July 28, 1910 – May 9, 1958), was for many years the announcer and a recurring character of the Burns and Allen radioprogram, and subsequently The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show on television from 1950-1951. Upon his departure, he was replaced by Harry von Zell.
DEATH: Goodwin was found dead in his car on May 9, 1958, at the age of 47 after a heart attack in Palm Springs, California. He is interred at the Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City, California.