John W. Godwin

April 22, 1923March 5, 2019

GODWIN, JOHN WILLIAM, age 95 of Cropwell, formerly of Birmingham passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Hilda Whitley Godwin; parents, Bill and Isabelle Godwin; and sister, Jo Duncan. He is survived by his children, John Godwin, Cathy Lee (Butch), David Godwin (Laura), Phyllis Robinson (Charlie) and Donna Godwin; grandchildren, Kimber Lee-Aronson (Kirk), Brandon Godwin, Sarah Andrews (London), Alicia Godwin Tibbs, Katie Joiner (Cody), David Chapman (Chantail) and Rachel Snoddy (Charles); 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. John was a Navy veteran of WWII in the Pacific. He retired from AT&T after over 35 years and contributed many volunteer hours to BREMSS, Red Cross and Telephone Pioneers. John was a long time member of West Woodlawn United Methodist Church and then Pell City United Methodist Church. His family will celebrate his life on Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10:30 – 12:30 at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel with his service beginning at 12:30. Burial will follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Red Cross Disaster Relief, Pell City United Methodist Church or Huffman United Methodist Church.


  • Celebration of LIfe Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 9, 2019

John W. Godwin

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Lester Gable

March 8, 2019

Me and momma can’t make the funeral but we are praying for yall

Donna Godwin

March 6, 2019