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Harold Good

November 14, 1953 — April 22, 2019

Harold Good

Harold E. Good, 65, of Humboldt, IL formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 2:05 A.M. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main in Arcola, IL.   Pastor Steven Stern will officiate.   Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery.   Visitation will be from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Harold was born on November 14, 1953 in Tuscola, IL.   He was the son of Ralph and Lois Louise (Crist) Good.   He married Marilyn Brandon-Crist on May 29, 1996 in Arcola, IL.

He is survived by his wife Marilyn Good of Humboldt, IL, four children, Travis (Valorie) Good of Arcola, IL, Tracie (Terry) Enlow of Mattoon, IL, Charlie Crist of Washington D.C. and Michael Crist of Humboldt, IL; eleven grandchildren, Megan and Tyler Good, Alyssa (Darren) Cruz, Nicholas Staton, Ariel and Elizabeth Enlow, Mary, Maddox and Emmalyne Crist and Logan and Lillian Crist; four great-grandchildren, Skylar Staton, Ryan, Oliver and Eli Cruz; his sister Nadine Graber of Charleston, IL a niece, Michelle Embry-Johns and two great-nieces, Mariah and Val.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents.

Harold was a 1971 graduate of Arcola High School.   He received an Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lakeland College in 1973.   He was engaged in autobody repair for over 40 years.   He retired as owner operator of Good’s Body Shop in Arcola, IL in 2018 with nearly 30 years of service.

Harold was very instrumental in helping to establish a place for Bob Moomaw’s “America’s Hippie Memorial” in Arcola, IL.   He also helped with the Walldog Mural project in Arcola, as well as the Pop the Top Car Show.   Harold was an Arcola Historian and contributed many photos to the Douglas County Museum as well as the A Walk-Through Time Museum in downtown Arcola.

He enjoyed listening to .357 String Band and considered himself one of their groupies.   He liked to go boating, camping and fishing, but really, Harold, just enjoyed being with his family and friends.

Memorials may be made to the A Walk-Through Time Museum in Arcola, IL.

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