, along with his brothers, originally moved to Arkansas
in 1960 to begin a sawmill business
. They built and used a mobile sawmill, which was original in its design. They were instrumental in various demolition projects as well. Mr. Goolsby was also interested in metal recycling. He then started his first business in 1978, Goolsby Iron & Metal, LLC. However, the demand for demolition continued as well as the need for site preparation, which resulted in the creation of Goolsby General Contractors, Inc. in 1992.