HAMPDEN - Durwin Goode, 68, died December 5, 2014, at a Bangor hospital, following a long and courageous battle with diabetes. He was born June 3, 1946, in Bangor, a son of Lois and Orren Goode.
Durwin served his Country in Vietnam. He retired from General Electric in 1999. It brought great joy to Durwin to work on and attend mud races to cheer on the Redneck Vette.
He is widowed by his wife, Linda Goode. He is survived by his son, Durwin Goode Jr. of Bangor; daughter, Amie Goode and her husband, Dan Gray, of Hampden; and four grandchildren, Jacob Gray, Elliot Heistand, Shirley Goode and Joey Goode. He was predeceased by his parents, Lois and Orren Goode of Hampden; sister-in-law, Ruby Matthews; and sister, Marcia Viering, wife of Jerry Viering. Durwin has two brothers, Roger Goode, husband of Nancy Goode of Hampden and Loren Goode, husband of Regina Goode of Patten; sister, Gloria (Goode) Jordan, wife of Raymond Jordan of Hampden; and brother-in-law, Richard Jordan, husband of Liz Jordan of Hampden; many nieces, nephews, cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews and special friends.
At the discretion of the family, there will be a gathering at Neally Cemetery in Hampden the spring of 2015. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.diabetes.org/Donate.