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Kenneth Edward Godwin

Clayton, NC:  Mr. Kenneth Edward Godwin, age 61, of Forty Niners Road died Saturday, April 11, 2020 at his residence. The family will be holding a private graveside service. A Celebration of Life Service will be held by the family at a later date.             Mr. Godwin was born May 2, 1958 in Durham County to the late Stacy Wade and Lolita Eason Godwin. He was a D. J., videographer, and a jack of all trades. Mr. Godwin was full of life and loved his animals like they were his own children, especially, Sullie.             Surviving include his wife of  29 years, Joyce A. Godwin; sister, Jennifer Eason Ferrell of Stedman, NC; brother-in-law, Michael Asenbauer of Fuquay-Varina; sister-in-law, Carol Hunkins of Knightdale; father-in-law, Robert L. Asenbauer of Raleigh; sister-in-law, Barbara Heller of Everett, Washington; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; several nieces and nephews.             Due to the current health concerns the family understands you are not able to join them for the graveside service. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.              In lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215, the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216 GlenAllen, VA 23058,  SPCA P. O. Box 1049 Smithfield, NC 27577 or Furbaby Rescue of NC, P.O. Box 883 Benson, NC 27504.             Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC.

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Our sympathies to Kens family and friends. From his stepsisters and brothers in New Hampshire.

Patricia Bisson Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Godwin

Theresa Brown Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

We finally connected on Ancestry a couple of months ago. I am grateful we spoke once and texted a bunch. We were so excited; anticipating Kenny, JoJo and maybe Sissy coming to NH soon to meet us. Our most sincere condolences to you all. Gone too soon, never forgotten Love, Theresa, Patte, Jamie & Chris

Theresa Brown Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

Kenny and I finally connected as we were searching, as was he on Ancestry.com. I am grateful that I got to speak with him and we shared many texts over the past 2 months. We were anticipating Kenny and JoJo and maybe Sissy too; coming to NH to meet his 4 siblings. Dear JoJo, Jennifer and family; we are beyond sad and share our most sincere condolences. Speaking for myself, I am shocked and heartbroken. Thank you for sharing the beautiful videos. It helps immensely. We look forward to meeting you soon. Much Love, Theresa, Patte, Jamie & Chris

Theresa Brown Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

We certainly were not ready to lose him, but Heaven needs to get ready to receive him. We imagine he will shake things up a bit up there. We expect nothing less...his larger than Life Personality will not soon be forgotten. We will miss him.

Lori & Tony Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

To my dear friend I will miss you. I will miss our rowdy debates and your inspirational messages. You were the life of the party always able to make someone smile. RIP buddy you left us to soon. Prayers for Joyce and the family. May your memories and God bring you comfort.

Gail Weeks Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kenneth Godwin

Billy and Judy Wimberly Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

Kennth was always kind and uplifting, we went to high school together and he Amy brother RJ was friends. We all worked in tobacco with his dad during the summer. We continue our friendship throughout our adulthood I will miss him and political views and how he could disagree with you and always kept his cool! Rest in heaven my dear friend because there is no doubt you are with Jesus at this very moment! Love you much my brother!

Debra Dunston Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

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