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Mr. Wayne Wesley Godwin passed away unexpectedly in Saint Cloud Regional Hospital on June 5, 2018 in Saint Cloud, Florida at the age of 73.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 45 years, Mary Ila Vann-Godwin, of High Springs, his brother Bobby Godwin (Doris) of Lake City, his daughters Sherelle Kendrick of Alachua, Angie Stokes (Dwight) of Lake City, and Dede Cline (Chris) of High Springs. And sons, Wayne Wesley 'Bo' Godwin, Jr. (Bri) of Saint Cloud and Richard Barry (Lorie) of Ocoee. Wayne was also Papa to eighteen (18) grandchildren and ten (10) great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Mamie Louise Swails of Fort White, his father, Wesley Alexander Godwin of Hawthorne and step-father Frank Eldrigde Swails of Fort White.
Wayne was born on November 28, 1944 in Gainesville, Florida to Wesley and Louise. He graduated from Fort White High School in 1962. After moving to Alachua, Florida, Wayne began working for Gainesville Regional Utilities from which he retired in 2002. Following retirement, Wayne volunteered his time to Gilchrist County School Board as a substitute bus driver, driving Bell and Trenton students to sporting events across Florida.
A celebration of life is scheduled for June 9, 2018 from 6 PM to 8 PM at Evans-Carter Funeral Home in High Springs, Florida. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Wayne's life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to Evans-Carter Funeral Home.

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Evans-Carter Funeral Home
18724 N Main St
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-2444
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Published in Gainesville Sun from June 8 to June 9, 2018