The Rev. Homer L. Good, Sr. ’43

The Rev. Homer L. Good, Sr. ’43 passed away Jan. 4 at Britthaven of Kernersville. He was born Oct. 25, 1913, in Washington County, Tenn., to the late Rev. John and Nancy Caroline Price Good. The Rev. Good graduated from Davidson College with a liberal arts degree. He received an associate degree in pastoral counseling from the School of Pastoral Care of N.C. Baptist Hospital in 1961. He led the movement of relocating First Baptist Church of Kernersville from Main Street to its present location on Oakhurst Street. He served on the General Board of the N.C. State Baptist Convention and on the board of directors of the American Red Cross. The Rev. Good pastored Cornelius Baptist Church in Cornelius and Stony Point Baptist Church in Stony Point. He was named pastor emeritus of First Baptist Church in Kernersville after his retirement. He also served as interim pastor for numerous Baptist churches in the area. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Karriker Good, and his son, Richard E. “Rick” Good, Sr. Surviving are two daughters, Caroline Gentry (Marvin) of King, and Lydia Fitzgerald (Bud), 251 Catlin Ln., Kernersville, N.C. 27284; a son, H.L. “Bud” Good of Fort Mill, S.C.; six grandchildren, Jim Camp, Jennifer Martin, Curt Fitzgerald, Kristen Hendrix, and John and Rick Good; two step-grandchildren, Ted Gentry and Priscilla Wood; and a brother, Buford Good of Johnson City, Tenn.