First Posted: 4/12/2005


CHARLES O. GOODWIN, 58, formerly of Ada, died at 10:14 p.m. April 10, 2005, at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born Jan. 31, 1947, in Lima to DeWitt and Maxine Smith Goodwin, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Goodwin retired from the assembly line at Ford Motor Co. Lima Engine Plant. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 1219, Lima, and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3615 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1533, both at Indian Lake. He was a 1965 graduate of Ada High School. He was a member of the Ohio National Guard.

Survivors include three sons, Mark (Katrina) Goodwin of Lima, Vaughn R. Goodwin of Columbus Grove and Rob Goodwin of Lima; three brothers, Joe Goodwin of Ocala, Fla., Bill (Judy) Goodwin of Lafayette and Michael Goodwin of Alger; a sister, Barbara Hopson of Bluffton; and two grandsons, Russell and Braden Goodwin.

Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. Pastor Robert Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and until time of services Thursday at the funeral home.

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