Robert Earl Godwin

Published 8:41 am Monday, November 9, 2020

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Mr. Robert Earl Godwin, 76, passed away on Wed., Nov. 4, 2020, in Mobile at Providence Hospital.

Mr. Godwin was born in Atmore and was a life-long resident of Bratt, Fla. He was a farmer in Escambia County, Fla. and Ala.

He was a partner and the manager at West Florida Gin Co. and was a former owner and pilot with Atmore Flying Service.

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He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. and Sibyl Godwin; and brother, Larry Godwin.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Elaine Godwin of Bratt; one daughter Cyndi (Scott) Warren of Pensacola, Fla.; one sister Shirley (Jim) Riggs of Atmore; three grandchildren, Jarrod (Kate) Dawson, Allie Warren and Davis Warren; special friend, Heath Ward; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held on Nov. 8, 2020 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Barry George, Pastor Tim Payne and Bro. Theron Collinsworth officiating.

Burial followed at the Godwin Cemetery in Bratt.

Pallbearers were Jarrod Dawson, Rusty Godwin, Roger Riggs, Heath Ward, Davis Warren and Scott Warren.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC in Atmore was in charge of all arrangements.