04/24/08 — GROVER M. GODWIN

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Grover Michael Godwin, 63, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at home in Currie, N.C.

The family will receive friends this evening (Thurs-day) from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro. Graveside services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Ceme-tery in Princeton.

Mr. Godwin was born in Wayne County on Oct. 27, 1944, to the late Armied Adolphus Godwin Sr. and Thelma Blackburn Godwin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marines where he served in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara B. Godwin; one son, Michael Godwin of Golds-boro; one stepson, Frank Pittman and his wife, Leslie, of Four Oaks; one stepdaughter, Pam Chase and her husband, Robbie, of Pikeville; one brother-in-law, Hubert Hill of Goldsboro; three grandsons; three step-grandsons and three step-granddaughters.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Godwin was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Armied Adolphus "Mickey" Godwin Jr. and Wilma Godwin; and his sister, Barbara Hill.

The family is being served by Howell Funeral Home and Crematory in Goldsboro where condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.


Published in Obituaries on April 24, 2008 3:18 PM