Raymond T. Good, 83, farmer, construction worker, gospel quartet singer, softball player, coach

By on July 19, 2017

Raymond T. Good, 83, of Ephrata, went home to be with Jesus on July 12, 2017 at Zerbe Retirement Community in Narvon.

Born in Hinkletown, he was a son of the late Harvey and Alice (Taylor) Good. He would have been married 60 years on Aug. 10 to Nancy (Stoltzfus) Good.

Raymond was a member of the Hinkletown Mennonite Church and the Stoney Brook Hunting Camp. He worked as a farmer for 20 years and later worked in construction at Weber Brothers, Mervin Miller, Stoltzfus Enterprise, Horst Construction, and The Mennonite Home. He took two years off from work to build the addition for Hinkletown Mennonite Church.

Raymond enjoyed singing in different male choruses and quartets. He began singing tenor in The Word of Truth Quartet as a teenager and continued for over 20 years, singing for church programs and weddings. He also played fast pitch softball for many years and later was a coach.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three children: Lois, married to J. Martin Hoover, of Mohnton; Elaine, married to Cory Sensenig, of Denver; and Donald, married to Lyndell (Martin) Good, of Ephrata; nine grandchildren; Jenny, married to Scott Martin; Renee, married to Kenny Grube; Holly, married to Brian Oberholtzer; Josh, married to Gwen (Weaver) Hoover; Kayloni, married to Bret Kurtz; Kelsi Good; Carson, married to Jen (Martin) Good; Natalie Sensenig; and Laura Sensenig; eight great-grandchildren: Trenton, Travis, and Angela Martin; Leah, Jake, Dalton, and Gracie Grube; and Josephine Oberholtzer; a brother: Lester T., married to Katherine (Eckenrode) Good, of Ephrata; and a sister-in-law: Vera (Fox) Good of Manheim.

Preceding him in death is a sister: Edna Good; and a brother: Paul T. Good.

Services were held July 18 at Hinkletown Mennonite Church, Ephrata, with the Revs. Glenn Sauder, Jerold Martin, and Gerald Fox officiating. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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