Oran K. Goode, 79, a retired safety coordinator, died Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Bridgeport.
Funeral is 5 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the First Baptist Church in Bridgeport, with burial in East Bridgeport Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Bridgeport.
Dr. David Burrows will officiate, and Nicholas Hardin, Ross Hardin, Tommy Newton, Randall Aaron, David Cave and Remington Lane will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be B.C. Green, G.B. Funk, Carl Cox, Roy Baucom, Tommy Denton, Dan Stack, Bill Arrington, Robert Meek, James White and Travis Van Hoose.
Oran was born Dec. 3, 1934, to Kossie and Lillie (Buckingham) Goode in Electra. He married Myrna Ross June 25, 1960, in Bridgeport.
Oran served his country in the U.S. Army and was retired from the TXI plant in Chico. He was a deacon at the First Baptist Church of Bridgeport and a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Bridgeport Historical Society and Bridgeport Cemetery Board. He served on the Bridgeport City Council from 1970-1976.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Myrna Ross Goode of Bridgeport; daughters Keila Goode Cave of Fort Worth, Kelli Goode Babin and husband, Jim, of Lewisville; grandson David Noah Cave; granddaughters Heidi Nicole Babin, Katie Marie Babin and Anna Grace Cave; sister Naomi Rawls of Decatur; other family members and a host of friends.