Jamie C. Goodwin

Mr. Jamie Christopher Goodwin, age 45, passed away unexpectedly in the comfort of his home on Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Monticello, Missouri.

Jamie was born March 5, 1976, the son of Randy and Barbara Goodwin. He grew up in Monmouth, IL and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1994. Jamie attended Truman State University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and was a member of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.

Jamie's career took him to Monticello, MO where he met his wife, Nicole Geisendorfer. They were married on May 12, 2007 and soon after were blessed with three children, Evan, Emery, and Ean.

Jamie had a passion for the outdoors and loved to hunt and fish. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan and passed that love on to his children. In recent years, he enjoyed farming with his father-in-law and building his own cattle and goat herds. Above everything, he loved spending time with his children. He passed his love for hunting, fishing, and trapping to his children and spent countless hours coaching their teams, singing in the truck on their way to the farm, riding horses, and raising prize goats. Jamie was a strong and steady force in the lives of his family and friends and his quick wit kept everyone smiling.

He spent 20 years as an officer for the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole and in January 2021 started a new career as Lewis County Circuit Clerk.

Jamie attended the Monticello United Methodist Church and was a member of the Ten Rivers Chapter of Pheasants Forever.

He leaves behind his wife Nicole, three children, Evan (10), Emery (6) and Ean (2) of Monticello; parents, Randy and Barbara Goodwin (Monmouth, IL); sister, Michelle Goodwin (Monmouth, IL); mother and father-in-law, Buster and Jan Geisendorfer (Monticello, MO); sisters-in-law Bridget (Cody) Browning (Leonard, MO) and Keli (Corey) Huchteman (Edina, MO); nieces Piper and Alexis Browning; and nephew Cole Browning. Jamie also leaves behind his extended family and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his sister Amy Goodwin; grandparents Albert and Bernetta DeGeeter; Leroy and Betty Goodwin.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Monticello, MO with Pastor Carolyn Leaver and Rev. Elmer Hagood officiating. Burial will be at the Monticello Cemetery. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 22 from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the Monticello United Methodist Church in Monticello, MO.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Education Fund for Evan, Emery, and Ean.

Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com



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Published by Herald-Whig on Apr. 20, 2021.
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22
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
United Methodist Church
109 N. Jackson, Monticello, Missouri 63457
Apr
23
Funeral service
10:00a.m.
United Methodist Church
109 N. Jackson, Monticello, Missouri 63457
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Prayers, love, To you Randy , Barbara an families. Sorry to hear about your precious son. Sounds like he was a very up standing young man, loved very much. May he rest in peace. Love to you all.
James, Ruby Gaddis, family
Neighbor
April 21, 2021
I am Jamie's uncle Jeffs girlfriend..I didn't get to know Jamie as well as others I only got to see him a few times on holidays..but I do know that he loved his family and that his family loved and charished him..uncle Jeff and I want to send our deepest condolences Randy, Barb,Michelle, Nicole the children and his inlaws..rest in paradise Jamie gone to soon but will never be forgotten..
Barbara Welsh
Family
April 20, 2021
I am Jamie's uncle Jeff's girlfriend..and I didn't get to know Jamie as well as everyone else but I do know that he was loved dearly by his family..and I know he will be greatly missed by all who knew him..Uncle Jeff and I send our deepest condolences to Randy and Barb his wife and children and his inlaws I know they all ment the world to him and he will always be a part of their lives..Rest in paradise Jamie gone to soon but will never be forgotten
Barb Welsh
Family
April 20, 2021
I knew Jamie through my life long friend Tony Taylor. We shared a few great hunts and memories to last a lifetime. He was a great guy, with a passion for the outdoors and his family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Geisendorfer and Goodwin families.
Andy Francis
April 20, 2021