David Goode, 63, of Tifton passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019, at Tift Regional Medical Center. His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with the Rev. Michael Marchant officiating. Mr. Goode will be laid to rest at Tift Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Jordan Houle, Joe Phillips, Heath Martin, Kenny DeBerry, Marion Lightfoot and Mikey Markham will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ben Martin, Jim Whiddon, Kyle Smith, Bill Moore, Darrell Smith, Austin Vowell, Luke Jordan, Garrett Blalock and Jonathan Douglas.
Born July 7, 1956 in Tifton, Mr. Goode was the son of the late Samuel "Wallace" Goode and Barbara Bryan Goode. Before retiring, he was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service for 41 years. He was a member of New River Baptist Church and Northside Baptist Church.
Mr. Goode is survived by his wife, Retha Goode of Tifton; one son and daughter-in--law, Dustin and Jennifer Goode of Tifton; one daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Kris Richardson of Irwin County; one sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Mike Douglas of Pensacola, Florida; three grandchildren, Gracie Goode, Taylor Goode and Rylan Goode; one step-grandchild, Jordan Houle; and several nieces and nephews.