Horace "Will" Goodwin, 80, of East Allen Township passed away November 2, 2021. He was the loving husband and best friend of Loretta Goodwin during 59 years of marriage. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, December 7, 1940 he was the son of the late Horace H Goodwin and Mary Grady (Farr) Goodwin.
Will was the graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation he was employed by the Atlantic Cement Company of Ravena NY and in 1974 he joined Fuller Company (later F.L. Smidth) in Bethlehem, PA. Will enjoyed a successful career at Fuller where among his various roles he led international sales and execution teams delivering large scale cement processing plants in the Middle East and Asia. Will retired as a senior executive from F.L. Smidth in 2001.
Will was known for his keen intellect and his dry wit. In retirement Will and Loretta enjoyed traveling and made numerous trips abroad and cross country. Although weakened in his later years Will was an active mountain biker and frequented the trails around the Lehigh River and Poconos, always noting nature and wildlife. He was a sports enthusiast who loved the Phillies, Eagles and Flyers. He lived a long and resilient life - doctors were often amazed he survived malaria (contracted in Egypt) and multiple bouts of cancer (successfully treated via Stem Cell transplant).
In addition to his wife, Will is survived by his daughter Tracy Goodwin Maloney, son-in-law Dennis Maloney and their children, Colin, Bridget and Seamus, in Fairfax, VA; son Mark Goodwin, daughter-in-law Stephanie and their children Riley and Sam, in Charlottesville, VA; daughter Susan Goodwin and son-in-law Richard Millard and their daughter Sarah in Seattle, WA; son Grady Goodwin and daughter-in-law Kimberly and their children Bella, Jack and Cooper in Basking Ridge, NJ; brother David A Goodwin and wife, Barbara of Yardley, PA.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton, PA 18067. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM prior to the services. Private Interment.
In lieu flowers, Memorial Contributions in Will's name can be made to The Samfund c/o the funeral home, which provides financial support for young adult cancer survivors.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schislerfuneralhomes.com
Published by Morning Call on Nov. 5, 2021.