George I. Goodson, a retired entrepreneur, died Sunday of...

November 10, 1993

George I. Goodson, a retired entrepreneur, died Sunday of respiratory failure at Howard County General Hospital. The former Baltimore resident, who owned and managed rental properties and operated Goodson's Cleaners, was 88. He received his education in schools there and worked for the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in Winston-Salem, N.C., in the 1930s. The Darlington, S.C., native was a member of St. John the Baptist Church in Columbia, where he moved in 1975. A wake is set for 10:30 a.m. Friday, followed by services at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, Interfaith Center, Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia. Interment will follow in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens.

* Carl Edwin Sheridan Jr., who worked at the Northern Maryland Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC) workshop in Bel Air, died Saturday at Harford Memorial Hospital of cerebral edema. Mr. Sheridan, who was 55 and was known as Eddie, lived in the family home in the Carsin's Run community near Aberdeen. From 1991 until August, he lived in an ARC residential program apartment. Services were set for 11 a.m. today at the Smith's Chapel United Methodist Church in Churchville.

* David C. Strawberry, who was a truck driver for the print shop of the state Department of Economic and Employment Development, died Friday after collapsing at his home in Baltimore. Mr. Strawberry, 40, lived in Baltimore for nearly 20 years and worked for the state for about two years. The Hurlock native served in the Army in Germany in the early 1970s and had several jobs as a truck driver and laborer. Services were set for 11 a.m. today at the House of Prayer in Federalsburg.

* Harry E. Braimos, who retired in January as a shoe repairman, died Sunday of cancer at Franklin Square Hospital. The 75-year-old Dundalk resident worked for George's Shoe Repair on Howard Street for 15 years. Services for the native of the Greek island of Limnos were set for 11 a.m. today at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 520 S. Ponca St., Baltimore, where his son-in-law, the Rev. Manuel J. Burdusi, is pastor.

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