GOUDEY, Richard Earl - age 47 of Brazil Lake, Yarmouth Co., N.S. passed away peacefully on November 19th, 2017 surrounded by loved ones. Born in Yarmouth on September 30, 1970 he was the son of Gary and Esther (Sanders) Goudey. Richard worked with his father at Goudey’s Auto Sales as well as RA Belliveau’s for several years. In 2005 he was diagnosed with brain cancer and decided to go back to school for upgrading at NSCC. Richard was an avid reader and educated himself on how to live a healthy lifestyle eating natural foods that assisted him in his fight with cancer. He enjoyed walking, working out and jogging. Above all else his passion was anything to do with music, especially playing his guitar. Known as a quiet introverted person he loved his family and friends and remained hopeful and optimistic of beating his cancer right up until the end. He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Charles and Myra Sanders; and paternal grandparents, Edward and Lillian Goudey. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. A funeral service was held Friday, November 24, 2017 at 2 P.M. from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel, Pastor Kevin Myers officiated. Interment followed in Brazil Lake Cemetery. A reception followed in the Brazil Lake Wesleyan Church basement. In lieu of flowers the family requested that donations in memory be made to the Tri County V.O.N or the Brazil Lake Wesleyan Church Building Fund. The family would like to thank the Tri County VON, Yarmouth/Argyle Home Support, Dr Baxter, Dr. McNeil and Dr. Mark Riley for their kind and compassionate care. Online condolences may be left at www.sweenysfuneralhome.net, or you may sign the guestbook at email@example.com.