Louie L. "Buddy" Godwin, Jr., 83, of Oak Grove, Fla., passed away Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.
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Buddy was born in Bratt, Fla., lived most of his life in Pensacola and for 33 years in Crestview. He had been a member of Calvary Baptist Church and Brownsville Baptist Church.
Buddy served in the US Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict and after retiring from the Army work in the Civil Service at NAS Pensacola. He was a member of West Pensacola Masonic Lodge # 296 F&AM.
Preceding Buddy in death is his daughter, Deborah Manning.
Survivors include his wife, Henrietta; children, Rebecca Busbee, Richard Godwin, David Godwin, and Larry, Danny, Gary, Rodney, Brenda and Deborah – the Savell children; his sister, Eunice Foshee; and many grand and great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Sunday and funeral services on Monday, November 5, 2012 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home.
The family offers their heart felt Thank You to Covenant Hospice of West Florida for their care and support.
Pensacola Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home made arrangements.
Published in The Crestview News Bulletin from Nov. 8 to Dec. 8, 2012