Arthur M. Godwin: Clarendon

1936 – 2016

    Arthur Milton Godwin Jr. of Clarendon died Tuesday, July 26 in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter, Whiteville. He was 79.
    Born Oct. 26, 1936 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Arthur Milton Godwin, Sr. and Helen Duncan Godwin and the widower of Meriam Soles Godwin.
    He is survived by two daughters, Peggy Webber of Clarendon, Cynthia Godwin of Clarendon; two sons, Arthur Milton “Buddy” Godwin III of Clarendon, Ricky Godwin of Clarendon; one brother, Junior Godwin of Clarendon; eight grandchildren, and fifteen great grandchildren.
    In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Joe Godwin, Auty Godwin, J.W. Godwin, Bobby Godwin; and six sisters, Essie Cartrette, Alene McPherson, Pauline Blackman, Ruby Colton, Sadie Chandler, and Myrtle Todd.
    Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 in Beaverdam Original Freewill Baptist Church, Chadbourn.
    Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28 in Beaverdam Original Freewill Baptist Church, with burial following in McPherson Cemetery, Chadbourn.
    A guest register is available here.

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