James A Goodrich

1926 - 2020


James A. Goodrich of Wellman passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020, at his home, at the age of 94. 

Jim was born Feb. 14, 1926, in Harvard, Iowa, the son of Ray and Zelpha Goodrich.

Jim was a hard worker, loved to help others, and was an avid gardener.  He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman.  He had an Honorary Life Membership in the Oil Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, having worked for Williams Brothers Pipeline for 41 years.  He was named outstanding senior volunteer of Washington County by the Heritage Agency on Aging  in 2008.

Jim was preceeded in death by his parents; wife: Donna; daughter: Becky; three brothers; and five sisters. 

He leaves the following children:  Jimmy (Susie) Goodrich of Bloomfield, Ky, Mike (Pat) Goodrich of Lincoln, Neb., Nancy (Patrick) Shanahan of Cedar Bluffs, Neb., Pat Carney of Lincoln, Neb., and Richard (Bert) Goodrich of Eagle, Neb.; brother: Bob of Wellman; sisters: Pat Carson of Oseola, Iowa and Micky Oberg of Marshfield Wis.; plus many grandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

At Jim’s request, there will be no visitation or memorial service.


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