Richard W. Goode Jr.

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Richard W. Goode Jr., 81, of Kingston, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2012, in Parkwest Medical Center.

He was a member and trustee of Kingston United Methodist Church, enjoyed everyone he met, and a friend to all. He was an avid photographer for the church. He appreciated the opportunity to be involved in the new sanctuary’s stain-glass installation. He served as captain of the U.S. Army in the Ranger/Green Beret 82nd Airborne of Fort Bragg.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth M. Goode.

Survivors include six children, Toni Goode, Orlando, Fla., Terri Matz and husband Randy, Orlando, Richard Goode III and wife Leslie, Lafayette, La., Neil M. Goode, Winter Haven, Fla., Clara Atkinson and husband Steve, Pensacola, Fla., and John Goode and wife Amber, Knoxville; a sister, Juanita Kornegay, Blacksburg, Va.; and a brother, John B. Goode, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in Bethel Presbyterian Church. Memorial service will follow at 3 p.m., with the Rev. Sue Lynn Johnson officiating. Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, is in charge of arrangements.

An online register is available at www.kykerfuneralhome.com.