David Russell Goodale

David Russell Goodale


David Russell Goodale died at his home on February 18, 2014 following an extended illness. He was born on September 11, 1934 in New Britain, Connecticut, the elder son of the late Edward Russell and Mary Parsons Goodale.

He graduated from San Marcos Military Academy and Texas A&M University. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the US Army and retired from the reserves as a captain. He pursued a career in the cattle business.

He had been a member of the Poinsett Club and the Cotillion Club.

He is survived by his wife, Mary (Sissy) Cannon Goodale and daughters Mary, Elizabeth and Frances. He is also survived by grandsons Donovan and Anderson Stettner and Lee and David Syracuse and his brother Bruce Goodale of Radford, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1002 S. Main Street, Greenville, SC 29601, Open Arms Hospice, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680, Greenville Humane Society, 305 Airport Road, Greenville, SC 29607 or the .

Russell's family will receive friends and relatives at his home on Thursday, February 20, from 4 to 6:30 pm.

Private burial will be in Springwood Cemetery.


Funeral Home

Cremation Society Of South Carolina
328 Dupont Drive Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 233-7334

Published in The Greenville News on Feb. 20, 2014