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Manford Charles Goodell, Jr.

Manford Charles Goodell, Jr., of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away Wednesday, January 6, 2021. He is predeceased by his parents, Manford Charles Goodell, Sr. and Virginia Pope Goodell and brothers, Earl and Chad.

 Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 39 years, Jane Goodell; daughters, Susan (Jeff), Stephanie, and Deborah (Larry); son, Scott; brother, Ralph (Marion); sisters, Charva and Teresa; grandchildren, Shawn (April), Samuel, and Emily; and great-grandchildren, Paighton and Landon. He also cherished his extended Bowen family.

Charlie retired from the Marine Corp after 20 plus years and also retired from Hewlett Packard in IT Support. He enjoyed being on different bowling leagues; was a member of  The American Legion, V.F.W., and the Codgers (Princess Anne High School Alumni).

A memorial service with military honors will be held at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery on Friday, March 25, 2022 at 12 noon. The family is being served at R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory, 509 W. Washington St, Suffolk, VA. Condolences may be posted at RWBakerFH.com

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Sheri Cusanek Mar 24 2022 11:55 PM

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charles. I remember him from PA High School as a friendly and all round "good guy". His loss is Heaven's gain. I know he will be sorely missed by the "Codgers".

Hugh West May 13 2021 12:00 AM

It seems like just last year we were bowling ducks at Pla-Mor in Arlington. Turns out that was 43 years ago. In all those years, Charlie has been the easiest going friend I have ever known. I will miss our get togethers to catch up with what is going on, relax, and enjoy each others friendship. (Its your turn) Shed a tear or two for Charlies passing, but not for too long. Charlie would not want that. Remember the good times and smile a little. Charlie is not gone, just down the road a ways and over the horizon where we will all meet again one day. Our heartfelt condolences and prayers to all.

Ken and Karen Hill May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Semper Fi Marine, Rip.

A. Marine May 13 2021 12:00 AM

To my Goodell Family, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Charlies passing. Even though our families split years ago we still are family and I never stopped calling him my uncle. He along with so many others will be greatly missed.

Wayne Bowen May 13 2021 12:00 AM