Robert D. Goodrich, 73, Port Orange, FL passed away on December 6, 2009. Robert Goodrich was born March 4, 1936 in Youngstown, OH. He worked in PA and OH for the Aluminum Co. of America. He retired in 1993 after 30 years of service as a Technologist and Development Laboratory Manager. He then moved from Cleveland, OH to Port Orange, FL with his beloved wife, Jean E. & daughter, Jane A. Mr. Goodrich was a veteran of the National Guard, an Amateur Radio Operator, including a Net Controller for over 30 years. For several years he was an advocate for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office as a Citizens Law Enforcement Volunteer, were he helped families in crisis situations. He was a member of the local American Legion and Eagles Club. He had a background in carpentry, mechanics, photography, financial planning, and he was a fun and humorous friend to all who knew him.
Survivors include sons, William, Avon Lake, OH, Robert II, Boardman, OH; daughters, Roberta Kisiel, Upper Burrell, PA, Barbara Pack, Brunswick, OH, Beverly Sloan, Port Orange, FL, Jane Goodrich, Port Orange, FL; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a very dear friend and partner of 12 years, Maria Wagner. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on December 10 at Port Orange Hospice Chapel, 3800 Woodbriar Tr., Port Orange. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Robert to God Cares Ministry 33399 Walker Rd. Suite A, Avon Lake, OH 44012. God Cares Ministry helps to provide spiritual care for people who live in nursing homes.Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on December 9, 2009
We are deeply saddened by the news of your father Bob's passing.