March 25, 1917 - April 3, 2018
David C. Goode passed away suddenly on April 3rd, 2018 in Santa Rosa, California.
David had just celebrated his 101st birthday the previous week with family and close friends.
David was born at home on March 25th, 1917 in Oakland, California. David is survived by the "love of his life" of 33 years, Joan Marie Goode.
David has five children, seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
David was a proud veteran of World War II. He received the Bronze Star Medal as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army for meritorious achievement in connection with operations on Biak Island, Netherlands East Indies and in the Philippine Islands during 1945. David served in the Pacific Theater running the post office for the 41st Infantry.
Prior to his military service, David began working in the Oakland Post Office. After military service, David rejoined the Postal Service where he worked his way up to Postal Inspector. After a 38 years career with the Postal Service, David took a position with the United States Justice Department performing background investigations on current and prospective new hires.
David owned and operated a mortgage business with his wife for 13 years. David has attended services at Center for Spiritual Living for more than 30 years.
David was loved deeply by those around him and will be remembered as a humble and compassionate man who always looked out for others and loved his family.
Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, May 5th at 1 p.m. at Santa Rosa, Center for Spiritual Living, 2075 Occidental Road, Santa Rosa, CA where David attended services on Sunday, and when he couldn't he would listen to the radio broadcast on KSRO AM Radio 1350 at 8:30 am.