Earl Good, 79

Earl Good, 79, of rural Wabash, died at 5 a.m., Thursday, May 12, 2016 at his home. He was born April 23, 1937 in Wabash to Dorsey and Alice (Lottridge) Good.

Earl married Carol Young in Jeffersonville, on Feb. 25, 1956.  He served in the Indiana National Guard.  He worked at Frank's Dry Goods in Fort Wayne, Sears, RCA in Marion, Container, General Tire, and General Motors before starting Good Appliance Service in 1963.  He served Wabash and the surrounding counties for 52 years.  He opened the store in 1976. 

He was a lifetime member of Dora Christian Church, and served as an elder, assistant Sunday School Superintendant, adult Sunday School teacher, and was a praise team leader.  Earl looked forward to racing his 1940 Pontiac car in the Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb in Newport, and raced it for19 years.  He loved his family and he and his wife hosted large family dinners to keep the family close. 

He is survived by his wife, Carol Good of Wabash, five children, David (Kristy) Good, Bill (Sharon) Miller, Randall (Linda) Good, Kelly (Lynnette) Good, and Angie (Randy Weiss) Good, all of Wabash.  grandchildren Carrie Good, Carmen Good, Christie (Gary) Weaver, Cynthia Good, LeAnn (David) Pefley, Jessie Pries, Casey (Gabi) Pries, Athena (Howard) Strickler, Steve Miller, Chelsea Miller, Tyson (Daisy) Good, Wyatt Good, Brandi (J.J.) Messer, Jordan (Franky) Neenan, Nicholas (Candice) Good, Holli (Michael) Dupree, Brooke (Michael) Swope, Mandy (Ryan) Chapman, Jonathan (Brooke) Gidley, Josh (Brandi) Gidley, Noell Gottschalk; great-grandchildren: Heidi & Ashley Koch, Ethan & Jasmine Weaver, Madalyn Lloyd, Ella Weaver, Addison & Tasha Laney, Katy, Dayne, Coy, Rhett, and Jed Pefley, Zaria and Caydance Pries, Nyssa & Briona Strickler, Bella Good, Jayden, Jessa, Baylee, Emma, and Lilli Messer, Cooper & Ashton Good, Eli Swope, Dannae Shaw, Kyler & Tanner Chapman, Brayden Gidley, and Lilly Gidley.  Great-Great-Grandchild, McKinlay Koch.  3 brothers, twin brother Burl Good, of Wabash, George (Sue) Good, of Kokomo, Indiana, and Phil (Julie) Good of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, two sisters, Mildred Good of North Manchester, and Mary Bowling of Cherry Valley, Illinois.  He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and three sisters.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at Dora Christian Church, 2325 S. Salamonie Road, Lagro, with minister, Mark Wisniewski officiating.  Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville. Visitation was  Monday, May 16 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Dora Christian Church.

The memorial guest book for Earl may be signed at

Posted on 2016 May 17