John Louis Priddy, 79, of Goliad, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013. He was born August 12, 1934, in Seymour to Othal and Fern Stevens Priddy. John retired from General Telephone Company after 32 years on the job. He was a people person who never met a stranger. John was also an avid rancher and fisherman and enjoyed a fishing trip to Alaska with his son, son-in-law, and grandsons. He was a faithful member of St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Weesatche.