WILLIE JAMES GOODWIN, 66, departed this life on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at his home surrounded by family. He graduated from Central High School in 1968 and then served four years in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his son, Willie Goodwin Jr.; loving daughter, Taylor Rozier; brother, Qasim (Malikah) Abdullah; sisters, Delores (Edward) Tharp, Joyce J. Goodwin and Judy L. Robinson; and a cousin, Mary Whitt-Moore. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lonzo and Millie Goodwin; and brother, Shah Abdullah. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at Antioch Baptist Church, 425 Agnes St., with viewing one hour prior. Care entrusted to Nelson Memorial Gardens, Inc.
Nelson Memorial Gardens - Fort Wayne
1338 Eliza St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 5, 2017