Earl A. Good

Earl A. Good

August 23, 1938 – June 16, 2024

“Earl the Pearl” 

Earl Good passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on June 16th, 2024 after a long battle with Dementia. 

He is preceded in death by his late wife, Rosemary Good; granddaughter, Vanessa Good; grandson, Brandon Good; parents, Arthur Good, Velma Welbourn; and brother, Dale Good. 

He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Good; daughter, Jennifer Arent (Jeff); grandchildren: Ashley Arent, Travis Good (Brooke), Brittany Romero (Mathew); great-grandchildren, Lily and Oaklynn; brother, James Welbourn; sisters, Ina Mae and Jean. 

Earl was born in Greely, Colorado on August 23rd, 1938. He grew up in Superior, Nebraska. He eventually moved to Omaha, Nebraska where he met the love of his life Rosemary. They were married for 59 years until her passing in May of 2020. Together they raised two children, Jeffrey and Jennifer.   He worked most of his career at Safeway grocery stores as a produce manager and a head manager, and then as a vending route operator at UNMC, where he retired from. After retirement he worked part-time at Hy-Vee, in the produce department, staying busy and active. 

Earl loved the outdoors, camping, biking, walking the dogs, and socializing. His passion was music, dancing, and singing. He sang in his church choir for many years. He and his wife loved to dance and were both amazing polka dancers. He and his wife were long time crafters, and he enjoyed wood working, although, his biggest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  

He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a beacon of light to anyone who knew him. His laughter was contagious, and his spirit had a remarkable ability to lift you so high, making everyone around him feel loved and cherished. His laugh and smile could be heard and seen for miles. He had an incredible attitude towards life and a profound love for God that inspired all of us.  His faith was unwavering, and his positivity was so uplifting. He taught us the importance of joy, hope, and love through his actions and words. The legacy he left behind will forever be cherished.  

VISITATION: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 19th, West Center Chapel, 7805 West Center Road, Omaha.

FUNERAL SERVICE: Thursday June 20th, 10:00AM St. Timothy Lutheran Church 510 N. 93rd St. Omaha

Memorials are suggested to: Alzheimer’s Association

To view live broadcasts of the service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “Live Cast” button at the top of the home page.


  • Mark Bickel Posted June 17, 2024 7:35 pm

    Jeff and Jenny sorry for your loss
    Mark Jan Bickel

  • Carol J Deuninck Posted June 18, 2024 11:29 am

    So sorry for the loss of your hero. He truly was an amazing dad that raised you with all his wisdom, love and faith. He left you with all of these to carry on and pass these on to all he truly loved❣️

  • Pat Posted June 19, 2024 5:10 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss! I was blessed to care for your Dad for a while. His smile was amazing and was always so kind.

  • Pastor Ehline Posted June 21, 2024 3:54 pm

    God bless you with peace and comfort as you grieve. May you be able to find strength in the Lord and in Gift of eternal life.

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