James Ralph "J.R." Goode, 76, of Radcliff, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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He was president of Bass Masters Fishing Club in Radcliff from 1980 until 1989 and a member of American Legion Post No. 113 in Elizabethtown. He coached Babe Ruth League Baseball in Radcliff from 1981 to 1982 and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and an avid outdoorsman. He retired from the Army and civil service.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Yong Hi Goode.
He is survived by two sons, Douglas L. Goode of Radcliff and Robert A. Goode of Vine Grove; a granddaughter, Alexandra Goode; two sisters, Joanne (Larry) Pitcock of Bowling Green and Billie (Bill) Carpenter of Louisville; two brothers, Donald (Joanne) Goode of Erin, N.Y., and Douglas (Betty) Goode of Sevierville, Tenn.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with Bill Carpenter officiating. Burial follows in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff, KY 40160
Published in The News-Enterprise on Oct. 16, 2013