RICHARD M. GOOD

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Richard “Dick” Mark­wood Good, 93, of Colo­nial Heights, VA, passed away on De­cem­ber 5, 2018. He was the son of the late Lester Arnold Good and Louise Parks Good. He was also pre­ceded in death by his wife, Martha Carterette Good; his son, Richard Mark­wood “Mark” Good, Jr.; twin grand­daugh­ters, Ash­ley and Brit­tany Good; twin brother, Robert Good; and sis­ters, Vir­ginia Tit­mus and Sarah Clark.

He is sur­vived by his daugh­ters, Ellen Kelly of Raleigh, NC, and Bar­bara Hearn (Steve) of Ch­ester­field. He is also sur­vived by his grand­chil­dren, Scott Launer of NC, Amy Grieco (Jeff) of Din­wid­die, Cary Mitchell (Roger) of Colo­nial Heights, Beth Sadler (T.J.) of Ch­ester­field and Richard Mark­wood Good, III “Trey” of NC. He is also sur­vived by nine great­grand­chil­dren, Laura, Cade, Cole, Mckenna, Bren­nan, Tucker, Dy­lan, Hud­son and Brax­ton; and sev­eral nieces and neph­ews, with a spe­cial thank you to Louise Mann for her ded­i­ca­tion.

Mr. Good was a com­bat vet­eran of the US Army dur­ing World War II, serv­ing in the Euro­pean The­ater and was awarded two Pur­ple Hearts. Af­ter re­turn­ing home, he was em­ployed at Fort Lee, Va., un­til his re­tire­ment.

He was a found­ing mem­ber and Vestry­man of St. Michael’s Epis­co­pal Church in Colo­nial Heights, VA, a mem­ber of the Colo­nial Heights Ro­tary Club, the Bat­tle of the Bulge Sur­vivors As­so­ci­a­tion and The Amer­i­can Le­gion.

Over the past three years, Mr. Good has resided at the Sit­ter Bar­foot Vet­er­ans Care Cen­ter in Rich­mond, VA. The fam­ily would like to ex­tend their heart­felt thanks for the lov­ing care he re­ceived there, es­pe­cially by the ded­i­cated nurses and staff of the Blue Ridge wing.

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Satur­day, De­cem­ber 8, 2018, at Mr. Good’s res­i­dence, 3700 Con­duit Road, Colo­nial Heights, VA. A pri­vate burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flow­ers, mone­tary dona­tions can be made to the Sit­ter Bar­foot Ac­tiv­i­ties Fund in Mem­ory of Richard Good. Sit­ter Bar­foot Vet­er­ans Care Cen­ter Attn: Ac­tiv­i­ties Fund 1601 Broad Rock Blvd, Rich­mond, VA 23224. Dona­tions can also be made to spon­sor a vet­eran in need. For more de­tails, please con­tact a fam­ily mem­ber.

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