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Goode, Sr.


August 9, 2016

James Leroy Goode, Sr., 80 of 135 N. Monroe Ave., passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at Lewis Gale Alleghany Hospital in Low Moor. He was born August 12, 1935 in Virginia, a son to the late Hampton and Hattie Goode. In addition to his parents, Mr. Goode was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. Mr. Goode retired from MeadWestvaco in the Boiler Room. He was a member of Pine Street Baptist Church where was a member of the Men's Fellowship and the Usher Board. He was a dedicated family man, an avid Outdoorsman, and a huge Washington Redskins Fan. Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Doris Umbles Goode of Covington; six children, James L. Goode, Jr. of Hopewell; John Goode and his wife Yvette of Covington; Abraham Almeen Goode of Fort Washington, Jennifer Cobb Hill and Larry, Jr. of Covington, Rhonda Goode of White Sulphur Springs, WV and Melissa Goode of Covington; nine grandchildren, Maurice Goode and Jaron Goode both of Covington; Candice Walker and husband Daryl Smith of Roanoke ; LaTronda Cobb of Salem; Jamie Cobb of Princeton, WV Larry Hill III, Joshua Hill, and Nicholas Hill, and Korey Goode, all of Covington; five Great Grandchildren; Alivia Cooper of Clifton Forge; Ethyn Cobb of Princeton, WV; Maurinna Goode of Covington; Faith Smith and Elijah Smith both of Roanoke; a Brother Eddie Goode of Clifton Forge; two nieces, Elaine Goode and Peggy Hamm both of Glen Wilton; a nephew Leon Goode and his wife Jackie of Clifton Forge and a number of special friends. Service Saturday, August 13, 2016 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Arrangements are incomplete at this time.
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