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L.W. Godwin, Jr.

November 24, 1939 — December 12, 2020

Benson, NC: Mr. L. W. Godwin, Jr., age 81, of 3818 Benson-Hardee Road died Saturday at his residence. Graveside Funeral Service will be 2:00-PM Thursday December 17, 2020 at Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Rev. Randy Beasley will officiate.             Mr. Godwin was born November 24, 1939 in Johnston County to the late L.W. Godwin Sr., and Versel Parrish Godwin.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie “Nell” Godwin, sisters, Faye Lovick and Sarah Bennett, and a brother, James “Bud” Godwin.  Mr. Godwin retired as a Captain with Raleigh Police Department and was also a US Army Veteran.             Surviving include his son, Greg Godwin and wife, Amanda of Benson; granddaughter, Catherine Wicker, sister, Vera Cotton and Loral Ammons; brother, R.L. Godwin; several nieces and nephews.             Mr. Godwin will be available for viewing and you may sign the register book 12:00PM-5:00PM, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.  The family will not be present during this time. In accordance with NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering.             In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be sent to Children’s Home Society of NC.  Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.
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