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Junior Godwin: Chadbourn

1930 – 2020

     Junior Godwin of Chadbourn died Sunday, April 26, in his home.  He was 90.

     Born Feb. 9, 1930 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Arthur Milton Godwin Sr. and Helen Duncan Godwin.

     He was a mason and a member of Chadbourn Lodge 190.

     He is survived by four daughters, Helen G. Guzman of Moncks Corner, Nancy G. Bullard  and Donna G. McPherson, both of Chadbourn, and Tina G. St. George of Rincon, Georgia; nine grandchildren, Teddy Bullard II, Joshua McPherson, Jason McPherson, Sarah G. Shelley, Matthew Bullard, Evan Bullard, Angelina Guzman, Chelsey Hiatt and Ally St. George; 14 great grandchildren, Caitlyn McPherson, Chesney McPherson, Kaia Bullard, Jackson Austin, Jillian Austin, Mason McPherson, Lorelei Bullard, Maddie McPherson, Daniel Shelley, Sofia Shelley, Ford Hiatt, Aria Shuman, Abel Hiatt, and Aurora Underwood; and many special nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Abigail Guzman; and two great granddaughters, Kinslee Hiatt and Alivia Hiatt; six sisters, Essie Cartrette, Myrtle Todd, Ruby Colton, Pauline Blackmon, Alene McPherson and Sadie Chandler; and five brothers, Auty Godwin, Joseph Godwin, J.W. Godwin, Arthur M. Godwin Jr. and Bob Godwin.

     A graveside service with Masonic Rites will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in the McPherson Cemetery, Chadbourn.

     The service will be live streamed on Inman Ward Funeral Home Facebook page.

     A guest register will be available here.