Mr. Orbarn R. "Pee Wee" Goodridge, age 83, of Summerville, GA died Sunday, July 12, 2009 at Redmond Regional Medical Center. Mr. Goodridge was born June 23, 1926 in Cherokee County, AL, the son of the late Samuel Goodridge and Mary Hampton Goodridge. He was retired from Karastan-Bigelow.
Mr. Goodridge was preceded in death by his wife, Oneida Bailey Goodridge; son, Daniel R. Goodridge; brothers, James Goodridge and Bill Goodridge; sister, Rubel Goodridge. Survivors include a son, Steve Goodridge; daughter, Glenda Bennett; daughter and son-in- law, Shelia and Bobby Nixon; brother, Bobby Goodridge; sisters, Vera Alexander, Sue Tucker, and Lovinia Langston; 8 Grandchildren; 9 Great Grandchildren; special friend, Helen Conaway.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Smith and Rev. Neal Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Summerville Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Daniel Nixon, Chris Nixon, Stacy Nixon, Tony Cook, Olin Woody, and Justin Blackmon. Honorary pallbearers will be At Peace Hospice Nursing Staff and all Nieghbors and Friends. Mr. Goodridge will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Tuesday, July 14, 2009