Norman B. Good Jr., 89, truck driver, yacht builder, father of eight, enjoyed long trip to Alaska

By on January 10, 2018

Norman B. Good Jr., 89, of Ephrata, passed away on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Ephrata Manor.

He was born in Ephrata on Dec. 2, 1928 to Norman B. Good, Sr. and Bertha (Brubaker) Good.

Norman was preceded in death by his parents and his spouse: Emma (Martin) Good.

Eight children survive Norman: Alton W. Good, husband of Jane (Shirker) Good of Lebanon; Clifford W. Good, husband of Yvonne (Hemperly) Good of Annville; Curvin W. Good, husband of Joy (Keith) Good of Denver; Thelma (Good) Martin, wife of Clarence H. Martin of Lititz; Wilmer W. Good, husband of Elaine (Stoudt) Good of Ephrata; Janet (Good) Hughes, wife of Hudson R. Hughes of Hummelstown; Lois (Good) Proudfoot, wife of Estes Proudfoot of Elverson; and Norman W. Good, husband of Jamie (Frank) Good, of Stevens.

Also surviving are three brothers: Harlan, Clarence, and Earl Good; one sister: Mildred, wife of Bill Steinmetz; 21 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Norman drove trucks for many years, built interiors for yachts, and was one of the early users of Super-8 movie cameras. He and his wife Emma loved to travel with a multi-month trip to Alaska being the high point.

Friends will be received at Gravenor Home for Funerals, 100 W. Main St., Ephrata, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Bishop Earl R. Martin of Faith Mennonite Fellowship officiating. Interment will follow at Indiantown Mennonite Cemetery.

To send an online condolence, visit gravenorhomeforfunerals.com. Paul L. Gravenor Home for Funerals, Ephrata, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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