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James R. Goodrich

August 19, 1941 September 21, 2020
James R. Goodrich
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Obituary for James R. Goodrich

James R. Goodrich “Jim” age 79, September 21st, 2020. Jim was born in Oxford 1941, son of Glenn (Janet) Goodrich. He is survived by his beloved wife Joanne, (married in 1965), son Eric (Trisha) of Attica, brother Eugene Goodrich of Oxford and his grandchildren Jessica, Emily, Luke, Benjamin, Abigail and Sean.

A 1959 graduate of Oxford High school, Jim graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry in 1964. He worked and retired from Detrex Chemical Inc. He continued to work full time for Parts Cleaning Technologies as Technical Director of Chemistries. Jim had many interest and hobbies including getting his Private Pilot license, a Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol, Beekeeping with his son Eric (Good-Rich Apiaries) and was actively involved in the bee club at the Seven Ponds Nature Center. He belonged to the ASPCA and the National Rifle Association.

Jim loved life who always found the good in everyone and every situation.

“Husband, father and grandfather; our minds still talk to you, our hearts still look for you but our souls know you are at peace. We miss you and love you now and forever”.

A memorial gathering will be held at the Metamora Lions Club, 3790 N. Oaks St, Metamora, 48455 on Sunday, October 4th beginning at 1 PM. Memorials may be made to the Seven Ponds Nature Center.

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Celebration of Life




1:00 PM 10/4/2020 1:00:00 PM
Metamora Lions Club

3790 N. Oaks Street
Metamora, MI 48455

Metamora Lions Club
3790 N. Oaks Street Metamora 48455 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Seven Ponds Nature Center


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