Robert E. Goodwin, 91

Robert E. Goodwin, 91, of 6141 County Road 33A, St. Marys, died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at his residence.

He was born on July 31, 1911, the son of William and Zelia (Dixon) Goodwin, and they preceded him in death.

On May 23, 1940, at the United Church of Christ in New Bremen, he married Grace W. Sollman, and she preceded him in death in February 1987.

He is survived by a son, Gary (Bonnie) Goodwin of Wapakoneta; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Goodwin; four sisters, Bessie Cramer, Mary Stoker, Georgiana Carey and Maxine Laffin; two brothers, Frank Goodwin and William (Bud) Goodwin.

He was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and retired from Superior Tube Company of Wapakoneta.

He loved to travel.  He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in New Bremen.

Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, with the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating.

Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Moulton.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from  10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.

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