LARRY GOODIN

 LARRY GOODIN
 Larry Goodin, 68, Concordia, died Thurs. Feb. 6, 2014, at Baldwin City, Kan.  Larry was born Nov. 14, 1945 to Claude and Alice (Maurer) Goodin in Alameda, Calif. The family moved to French Camp, Calif., where he attended grammar school and on to Manteca Union High School, graduating in 1963. Larry then enlisted in the US Navy and married Rhea Kristien; then Margaret O'Donald, raising one stepson, Jeff.
 In 1984, he met and married Kay Bauer who preceded him in death. They were married 29 years.
 Larry spent most of his Navy duties on board ship. He was aboard the USS Cimarron, the USS Koelsch, the USS Okinawa and the USS Marques, with many tours to Vietnam and Subic Bay. He also served one assignment with a Senior Training Group in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and ran the NCO Club at that base.
 Larry retired from the Navy as a Master Chief  in 1984 after 20 years serving his country. He moved to Manteca, Calif. And then to French Camp, Calif., where he went to work for Alameda County, working his way up to Supervisor of Buildings and Plant Maintenance. One of the buildings he supervised was the newly built Santa Rita Jail where he had the privilege of working with his father for a few months. After his retirement in 2003, he and Kay moved to Concordia, Kan. Kay died early in 2013. Larry fell in love again with his current best friend, Patsy Owen.
 Survivors include: Aunt Elsie Bush, Sparks, Nev.; stepson Jeff O'Donald, Dalton, Ga.; two sisters, Vivian (Bob) Rinker, Shoreline, Wash. & Janis (Don) Feland, Dill City, Okla.; one brother Bill (Nancy) Goodin, Milton, Fla.  Many nephews and nieces.
 Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Nutter Mortuary Chapel, Concordia, Kan. with Pastor David Redmond officiating.
 Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Nutter Mortuary. Family will be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be given to the Concordia Wesleyan Church or Wounded Warriors Foundation. Graveside Services, with U.S. Navy Military Honors will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
 Online condolences please visit  nuttermortuary@yahoo.com
Nutter Mortuary in charge of arrangements, 116 E. 6th  , Concordia, KS 66901.

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