Richard Michael "Rick" Goodman, age 73 of Boone, passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at his home.

Born September 8, 1947 in Mobile, Alabama, he was a son of the late James Gordon and Katherine Mayhall Goodman. Rick served as a United States Marine from 1965 to 1969 during the Vietnam War. He was a retired Doctor of Pharmacy and enjoyed reading and writing, listening to and playing music. He also enjoyed traveling and spending time outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Goodman, one daughter, Elise Goodman of Raleigh, one son, Daniel Goodman and wife Ashley of Cary, NC, a step son, Trey Thomas of Raleigh, one brother, Russ Goodman and wife Sue of Atlanta, GA, three grandchildren, Claire Goodman, Ayden Brienzi and Ary Sagadraca, and Rick's three cats, Inti, Nina, and Reyna.
A memorial service for Rick will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Watauga Humane Society, PO Box 1835, Boone, NC 28607.

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