Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Donald Rex Godwin (1935 - 2011)

Donald Godwin (1935 - 2011)

Donald Rex Godwin

March 29, 1935 -

February 4, 2011

Donald Rex Godwin, a lifelong resident of Jay, passed away on February 4, 2011 at age 75.

He was preceded in death by his parents, R.D. and Irene Godwin and his brother, Travis Godwin.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Inez Godwin; their children, Sam Godwin, Andrew (Wendy) Godwin and Jennifer Godwin; their grandchildren, Bishop Godwin and Aurora Godwin; his sister, Annette (Ted) House; his brothers, Rufus (Cora Lee) Godwin and Ricky Godwin; and many other family and friends.

Rex was born on March 29, 1935. He graduated from Livingston Alabama State Teachers College in 1957 and after that he served his country for two years in the United States Army. He married the love of his life, Inez Peterson, on October 14, 1960. He lived his life as a man dedicated to his family, his chosen profession of farming and his community. His lifelong interests included hunting, fishing and sports of all kinds.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at Jay Funeral Home from 11am to 12pm for the family and from 12pm to 2pm for friends.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on February 8, 2011

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