Died: Wednesday, June 25, 2008
David Goodnough, 82, of Dryden, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2008 at Brianís House in Davison.
David Goodnough was born on June 28, 1925 in Detroit. He was the son of Charles Lawrence and Myrtle Evelyn (Hornshaw) Goodnough. He grew up in Detroit and is a high school graduate.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He married Merla Jean Barber on September 12, 1947 in Detroit.
He previously lived in Franklin and was on the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department.
David was a member of the Free & Accepted Masons Friendship Chapter at Detroit Masonic Temple.
He had worked at Styellengers Tool & Die Company in the 1940s and worked for Detroit Edison for a short time. He was self-employed. He owned Dave Goodnough Inc. Excavation Co. in Franklin for 40 years.
David is survived by his wife, Merla of Dryden; daughter, MaryAnne (Gary) Vermander of Dryden; sons, David (Sue) Goodnough of Huntley, IL and Gary Goodnough of Trenton; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn Marie Edwards.
There was a Veteranís Salute Sunday, June 29 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City. The Scripture Service followed. Father Ezequiel Mondragon with Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Imlay City officiated. Burial took place Monday, June 30 at Acacia Park Cemetery in Beverly Hills, MI.