GEORGE W. GOODRICH JR. CINCINNATI – George W. Goodrich Jr. died Sept. 1, 2008, in Cincinnati. He was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Patten, the son of George W. Goodrich and Bessie (Kneeland) Goodrich. George was a graduate of Harvard University and received a graduate degree from the University of Cincinnati. He served with the U.S. Army 1255th Combat Engineers in the European Theater during World War II. George enjoyed skiing, golf and fishing, and many vacations at the family’s summer home at Shin Pond. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane (Buxton) Goodrich; daughter, Janet E. Goodrich-Spear and her husband, Terry; son, George W. “Jay” Goodrich III, and his wife, Brigid; two grandsons, Landon W. Spear and Evan W. Goodrich; a grand-daughter, Kathleen Runyon. Graveside services will be held in Patten at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785 or the charity of one’s choice. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls.