James Godwin

James Thomas "Tommy" Godwin

1945 - 2014

James Thomas "Tommy" Godwin was born May 30, 1945 in Brewton, Alabama, and went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 3, 2014. Tommy graduated from Flomaton High School in 1963. He joined the US Air Force after high school and served until 1968. Upon returning home, he went to work for the Gulf Power Company for the next 38 years. He was a proud pawpaw, and loved his grandchildren, fishing, and Alabama football.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife Kathy Godwin and his trusty sidekick, Hank; sons Tony (Chris), Jason (Tami) and Terry; Grandchildren Dylan, Kyle, and Kora; His siblings Faye (Barney) Williamson, Peggy Lail, Donald (Faye) Godwin, and Darlene Nelson; Father and mother-in-law Marvin and Elaine Wiggins; and numerous loving family members and friends.

Tommy was preceded in death by his parents Mose and Bernice Godwin of Brewton, Alabama, and his sister Judy Burford, of Axis, Alabama.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the USO of Northwest Florida.

Visitation will be on Monday, June 9, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and funeral services will be on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 Hwy 29 South, Cantonment, Florida. Internment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery. Pastor Gene Stokes will be officiating services. Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com.

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Funeral Home

Faith Chapel Funeral Homes - North Chapel
1000 Highway 29 Cantonment, FL 32533
(850) 937-8118

Published in Pensacola News Journal on June 8, 2014