Kay Ellsworth Goodrich was born 23 December 1927 to Jake and Blanche Jones (Sis) Goodrich in Ten Sleep, WY.  He was schooled there until about 1943 when the Goodrich family moved to Buffalo Johnson County, WY.  He was their first born and had five siblings:  Wanda, Audrey, Jacob Hal, Mona Marie and Carol.     During WW II, he served in the U.S. Navy   and fulfilled his patriotic duty.  After his military service, Kay found himself doing the same thing his father did sawmilling and other sundry things to make a living.  He married Angeline Potter and the couple had 5 children: Bob, Larry, Jim, Hazel,  and Diana.   Kay  later remarried Benita Cash Goodrich with no children to this union.