Robert "Jack" Goodnough

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Jack Goodnough


Robert "Jack" Goodnough, 90, husband of Edna Cantrell Goodnough, passed away Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Mr. Goodnough was born November 5, 1923, in Greenville, to the late David Leonard Goodnough and Ruby Inez Carnes Goodnough. He was a proud WWII veteran of the US Army, having served in the Pacific Theatre, also well known for pitching in the Textile Baseball League. He retired from Cryovac after more than 20 years of service and was a member of Simpsonville Church of God.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Karen Jones and husband Wayne, and Donna Burdette and husband Gary; a brother, Dick Goodnough and wife Betty; two sisters, Helen Burgess and Betty Stone; four grandchildren, Nick Burdette, Charles Burdette with wife Camilla, Tara Reed and Jennifer Darrough; six great-grandchildren, Jaime, Jacob, Evelyn and Eliana Reed, Preston and Aimee Darrough; and step great-granddaughter, Elly Reece. He was predeceased by a sister, Virginia Tucker, and great-grandchild, Savannah Darrough.

Funeral Services with military honors will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Fletcher Funeral Service, officiated by Rev. Delton Hand and Rev. Rand Bentley. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. The family will be at the home.

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Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 22, 2014
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