Goodman Victim’s Mom: Hands Off my Son’s Ashes!

The mother of Scott Wilson, the 23-year-old man killed by Wellington polo mogul John Goodman in a DUI accident more than two years ago, has asked a Palm Beach County probate judge to prevent the division of Wilson’s ashes!

Lili Wilson

Lili Wilson at John Goodman’s trial (Special to Gossip Extra)

Lili Wilson made the request this month in response to a motion by ex-husband William Wilson that their son’s cremated remains be split evenly and given back to them in separate urns — because they couldn’t agree on what to do with the ashes!

In what’s gearing up to be another all-out fight between the grief-stricken exes, who became stars in their own right during Goodman’s trial in the spring, Lili Wilson dismissed the splitting of the ashes “an insensitive request.”

Click here to read Lili Wilson’s letter to the judge

In her response to Judge Martin Colin obtained exclusively by Gossip Extra, the woman wrote her son’s body was blessed in a religious ceremony after his passing.

“His remains need to be treated with the same respect as a human body,” Lili Wilson wrote. “I don’t think his remains should be disturbed and therefore should not be divided.”

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The Wilsons have been divorced for 10 years but William re-opened the case after he and his wife divided $46 million in damages from Goodman and The Players Club, the last bar that Goodman visited before the accident.

Goodman was convicted of DUI manslaughter and sentenced to 16 years in prison. He is currently waiting in the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office main jail for his appeal to be heard.

The stories surrounding the February 2012 accident and its aftermaths included International Polo Club Palm Beach owner Goodman adopting his adult girlfriend and claims that a malfunction in his $300,000-Bentley caused the crash.

Scott’s ashes have been sealed and stored at the Palms West Funeral home in Royal Palm Beach since then.

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  1. Disgusted says

    Lily, you are defiling the memory of your son with this nonsense. His father has just as much right to his ashes as you do, and dividing them would be totally correct. All of the sympathy the public had for you for the death of your son is evaporating in light of your selfish behavior. If those ashes meant so much to you, they wouldn’t be sitting in the funeral home all this time. Give up, move on and get your life back. It’s time!