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James Journey Goode

July 8, 1929 — March 28, 2004

JAMES JOURNEY GOODE James Journey Goode, a lifelong resident of Montezuma County passed on peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 28, 2004 at the age of 74. Jim was born in Silome Springs, Ark. on July 8, 1929 to Velma Journey and John Ward Goode, the 5th of 9 children. He mined uranium across the Colorado Plateau during the 1950's and 60's and was owner/operator of 'Blasting & Mining Inc.' and 'Haycamp Gravel' until his retirement in 1991. Jim was a member of the Episcopal Church, Cortez Elks Lodge, Cortez Men's Golf Association, and HBPA Horsemen's Association of Phoenix, Ariz. Those preceding him in death were his beloved son, Kelvin Ward Goode; his mother and father, Velma and John Goode; his sister, Irma Nell Sexon; and his nephew, Michael Neilson. He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife of 53 years, Lenore; daughter, Joy Harris of Tigard, Ore.; and sons, Ken Good and wife, Joanne of Cortez, Bill Goode and wife, Kay of Cortez; grandchildren, Jonathan Harris of Corvallis, Ore., Journey Goode of Fort Collins, Colo., Callie and Billy Goode of Cortez; siblings, Roy Goode and wife, Wanda of Mancos, Betty Adcock of Tustin, Calif., Geraldine Anderson and husband, Jim of Montrose, Colo., Barbara Lewis and husband, Leo of Cortez, Mary Lou James of Cortez, Robert Goode of Montrose, Judy Roseberry and husband, Kay of Grand Junction, Colo.; brothers-in-law, Don Majors and wife, Carol of Dolores, Bill Majors and wife, Iola of Clifton, Colo., and Robert Majors of Washington, D.C.; and many loving nieces and nephews; as well as a host of devoted friends. Cremation has taken place. There are no services planned. Private interment will take place at a later date.

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