James S. Goodrich, 96, of Hampton, VA, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Frances S. Goodrich, his parents, his brother and two sisters, son-in-law Willie Winbourne, and great-granddaughter Jessica Phillips.
Born in Bacon’s Castle, Virginia, Jimmy graduated from Newport News High School in 1939 and retired from the Newport News Shipyard as an electrical repair supervisor after 44 years of service. He also served his country in the US Army during World War II. He was also an active member of the Progressive Club and a longtime member of Warwick Assembly of God Church.
Jimmy is survived by his daughters Sandra Winbourne and Margaret Cummings (Dave); grandchildren Sheri Winbourne and Shannon Morris; great-grandchildren Justin Phillips and Donnie Phillips; and great-great-granddaughter Elizabeth Pasino.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 16 from 6:30 – 8pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home – Riverside Chapel, 7415 River Rd. Newport News, VA. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, August 17 at 11am at Warwick Assembly of God Church, 1228 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA followed by interment at Hampton Memorial Gardens, 155 Butler Farm Rd. Hampton, VA. The family would like to extend sincere thanks to the staff of Hospice Community Care, especially Lisa, Jessica, Katie, Terri, Jessica, Tricia, and Lisa for their wonderful support and kindness. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Warwick Assembly of God Church, 1228 Todds Lane, Hampton, VA 23666.
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: 11:00 am
Warwick Assembly of God Church
1228 Todds Lane
Hampton, VA 23666
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