Yanceyville – Richard Lee Goodson 82, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. He was a native of Caswell County and the son of the late John Sidney and Glady Nolan Goodson. He was the husband of 53 years to the late Virginia Warren Florence “Jenny” Goodson.
Richard was the owner and operator of RL Goodson Construction Company and Goodson Apartment Rentals for over 50 years. He was a member of Concord Christian Church and former member of St. John’s United Methodist Church. He was a proud US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Richard was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Annette G. Barker and her husband, Sid; grandchildren, Edward Lee Whitman and Tabitha, Kristi Lewis and husband, JW; step granddaughter, Kimberly Jernigan and husband, Donnie; great grandchildren, Anniston Lewis and Hunter Whitman; 6 step great grandchildren; sister, Joanne Haizlip and husband, Leonard; brother, Tommy Goodson and wife, Sue and brother-in-law, Kenneth Helm. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wife, infant, daughter, Phyllis Lea Goodson an infant son; sister, Shirley G. Helm.
A service to celebrate his life will be held on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 3:00pm at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Steve Hinton. The burial will follow at Magnolia Cemetery in Elon. The family will receive friends from 5-7pm on Saturday at the funeral home and other times the home.
Memorial donations may be made to Concord Chrisian Church, 671 Milesville Road, Elon, NC 27244, Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation, Box 3503, DUMC, Durham, NC 27710 or Rockingham County Hospice