June 6, 1931 - March 5, 2017
Rising Sun, Maryland | Age 85
Richard L. Goodie of Rising Sun, MD, age 85, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born in Rising Sun, MD on June 6, 1931 to the late William Clarence Goodie and Florence Louise (Wright) Goodie.
Richard was a Sargent in the United States Army serving in the Korean War. When he returned home, he dedicated his life to funeral service and was an active licensed funeral director for over sixty-one years. He loved his family, friends, community, U.S. history and art.
Richard is survived by his sister, Lillian Lieske of Rising Sun, MD, his sisters-in-law, Louise Goodie (Rising Sun, MD) and Janet Goodie (Hagerstown, MD), two nieces: Phyllis Shoemaker (Keith) of Princeton, NJ, and Debbie VanDyke (Brian) of Port Deposit, MD; seven nephews: Mike Lieske (Judy) of Estero, FL, Bob Lieske (Anne) of Phoenix, AZ, Ben Lieske (Jackie) of Middletown, DE, Howard Goodie (Charlotte) of Manassas, VA, Charles Goodie (Trish) of Middletown, MD, Marion Goodie, Jr. (Lisa) of Hagerstown, MD, and John Goodie (Yvonne) of Port Deposit, MD. He is also survived by his 9 great nieces and 11 great nephews as well as his 4 great-great nieces and 5 great-great nephews.
Services for Richard will be held privately at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the, "Community Fire Company of Rising Sun Maryland" and sent in care of R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., P.O. Box 248, Rising Sun, MD 21911.
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