Richard ‘Dick’ Goodnough, Sr.

Richard ‘Dick’ Goodnough, Sr., 85, of Simpsonville, husband of Betty Worthy Goodnough, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

Born in Simpsonville, he was a son of the late David Leonard Goodnough and the late Ruby Carnes Goodnough. He was a long-time member of Temple Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Betty, he is survived by his son, Richie Goodnough, Jr. of Simpsonville; his daughters, Ann Bollinger (Steve) of Simpsonville, Lynn Wright (Greg) of Fountain Inn, Donna Norman (Jeff) of Mauldin, and Karen Whitworth (Larry) also of Simpsonville; grandchildren, Katrina Thompson, Mandy Bentley, Randall Bentley (Andrea), Will Duncan (Erin), Angela Fore, and Emily Duncan; and nine great-grandchildren.

Mr. Goodnough was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Porter Goodnough, one brother, and three sisters.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:00 PM in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends starting at 2:00 PM prior to the service.

The committal service will be on Monday, March 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Simpsonville City Cemetery.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to the Greenville Kidney Center staff and all that provided their love and support during Dick’s illness.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: the Temple Baptist Church Building Fund or to a charity of one’s choice.

Condolences to the family of Richard ‘Dick’ Goodnough, Sr.

  • Jamey Collins
    5 years ago

    God blessed my life and ministry through Dickie Goodnough. He could at the same time be a friend and someone I looked up to, admired, and respected. He was kind, loving, and generous beyond words and a blast to be aound. Mrs. Betty and family you will be in my prayers as I know this will be a difficult time but I rejoice with you in knowing that this separation is only temporary and we will see him again!

  • Thelma & Kirby Ballew
    5 years ago

    To Betty & children, our hearts are heavy as we heard of Dickie’s passing. Praying for God’s comfort as you go through this sad time. Dickie was a godly man and faithful servant to the Lord. Love to all Kirby & Thelma Ballew

  • Edward Medlock
    5 years ago

    may god bless betty and the family. dickie was a friend to and my family. we hurt with all of you. I will miss him the rest of my life. I know how you all feel. you all are in my prayers. what great man of god. Edward Medlock

  • Gary & Donna Burdette
    5 years ago

    Sorry for your loss but celebrating heavens gain. Prayers for Aunt Betty and the family. A man that loved Christ, enjoyed life and was always fun to be around. Will be deeply missed by the Burdette family.
    Love y’all .

  • Celeste A Munz
    5 years ago

    My sympathy to your family for your loss in Dickies passing. He was such a joy and precious man to know. He always brought love when he was around and i have so many memories of him. God bless your family with comfort and peace as you go through this difficult time but know he’s with his heavenly Father. Gery and Celeste Munz

  • Kathy Tate
    5 years ago

    Ann and family, I am so sorry for your loss! You are all in my prayers during this difficult season of life.

  • Karen Hughes
    5 years ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mr. Dickie will be missed. Loved him and all the family. Another saint has gone home.

  • Rick Brownlee
    5 years ago

    Sincere condolences to all the family. I know Dickie will be missed greatly, but now there is a better life for him as the same awaits all of us some day. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Duane Dean
    5 years ago

    So sorry to hear about Dickie praying for the family.

  • +Kenneth Collins
    5 years ago

    We extend our sincere condolences to Betty and all the family in the loss of Dickie. We have known him for many years. He will be sorely missed, but his home now is in Heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Butch and Janette Collins

  • Kirk Atkins
    5 years ago

    This time is always difficult in a Christian life. Knowing that our loved one is well and happy in heaven while we still miss them here. An abundance of emotions and thoughts rush through our minds. I will be praying for the family as they go through this time. I pray that God will grant you peace, comfort, and guidance. May you recognize your blessings and cherish your memories.

  • Doris Khoe
    5 years ago

    Dick was a fine Christian man with a sweet spirit and a wonderful sense of humor. My prayers are with you, and may you be comforted by the presence of God in the days to come. Love to all, The Khoes

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