Dr. Horace Good


Dr. Horace J. Good, 93, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at his home in Garden City.

Dr. Horace J. Good, 93, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at his home in Garden City.

He was born April 28, 1919, in Scottdale, Pa., to the Rev. William D. and May E. Harrison Good.

A resident of Garden City since 1969, moving from the Denver area, Dr. Good had served as superintendent for USD 457, retiring in 1984. He then worked for Fry Eye Associates in public relations for more than 20 years. He was recently honored when the former high school was named the Horace J. Good Middle School.

Dr. Good was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Rotary Club and Tyrian Masonic Lodge, all at Garden City, National Education Association, El Jebel Shrine Temple of Denver and the Order of the Eastern Star of Brighton, Colo. He was a U.S. Army First Lieutenant, serving in France and Germany during World War II.

In the early 1940s, he married Marie Yelverton. On Dec. 31, 1963, he married Eleanor M. Lewis in Commerce City, Colo. She survives. Other survivors include a son, H. James Good of Garden City; a daughter, Lesa M. Baca of Denver; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mark E. Good; a brother, William O. Good; and two sisters, Margaret Murray and Louise Blankenbehler.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Garden City. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Colorado.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be sent to www.priceandsons.com. Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine Hospice, in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, KS 67846.

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