James “Jim” Ralph Good II, 70, of Canaan Valley, passed away March 27, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born Oct. 9, 1949, in Elkins, a son of the late James Ralph Good and Ruth Forsythe Good.
Jim is survived by his wife, Beth Rice Good, whom he married on June 14, 1977. He is also survived by one son, Jason Good and wife Jaime, of Morgantown; one grandson, Joseph Good, of Morgantown; one sister, Linda Good Hamrick and husband Curt, of Wheeling; two brothers-in-law, Gary and Lynn Rice and their families, of Keyser; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Robert Good.
Mr. Good was a graduate of the Class of 1967 of Mountaineer High School in Davis. He attended West Virginia University. He was a licensed nuclear reactor operator and resigned from that business to open his own business in Canaan Valley in 1978. He owned and operated Canaan Valley Stores Inc. for 25 years before retiring. He was the definition of an avid fisherman and he lived and breathed Mountaineer Sports.
At the request of Mr. Good, he will be cremated. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.