Franklin H. (Reb) Good

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Franklin H. (Reb) Good


GOOD, Franklin H. (Reb), 88, PRESQUE ISLE, November 26, 2010. A memorial and celebration of his life will take place in the spring. Arrangements in the care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home.


American Flag ColorPRESQUE ISLE – Franklin H. (Reb) Good, 88, passed away Nov. 26, 2010, after a brief stay at the Presque Isle Nursing Home.

Son of Harold (Ozzie) and Mina (Barnes) Good, he was born in Fort Fairfield, on February 25, 1922. A graduate of Presque Isle High School, he entered the U. S. Army during World War II, serving from 1943 to 1946, at the Pentagon in Washington, D. C., achieving the rank of staff sergeant. He then served six years in the Army Reserve.

Reb married his wife of 61 1/2 years, Mildred A. Harris, on June 30, 1949. The couple has two daughters, Remillie A. Norsworthy of East Chapman, and Kimberly E. Stout of East Syracuse, NY. He is also survived by several cousins.

He was predeceased by his parents; several aunts and uncles; and one son-in-law, Willard (Bill) Norsworthy.

Among various employments, he was owner of the former Reb’s Ranch House on Main Street, and later retired in 1986, after working 12 years for the City of Presque Isle. He enjoyed more than fifty years’ membership in both the Masonic Order, Trinity Lodge #130, and the Order of the Eastern Star, Lunar Chapter #126; he was Past Worshipful Master and Past Patron of those two organizations, as well as a former Rainbow Dad. He was also a member of Ray Goding Post #88 of the American Legion. With his partner Millie, Reb was an avid square-dancer and served two years as president of the Presque Isle Spud Shufflers. He enjoyed many years vacationing with family in his travel trailer and held a lifelong love of animals.

A memorial and celebration of his life will take place in the spring. Condolences may be sent to Mildred, at 45 Ward Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Donations may be made in Reb’s memory to the Central Aroostook Humane Society, 26 Cross St., Presque Isle, ME 04769 or to the Shriner’s Hospital For Children, 51 Blossom St.,, Boston, MA 02114. Online condolences may be expressed at