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Maj Leon Cole Goodwin
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1920
Troup County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 2006
Escambia County
Florida, USA

Beloved husband and father, Leon Cole Goodwin died on December 26, 2006. Mr. Goodwin was born on December 31, 1920 in Lagrange, GA and resided in Lillian, AL most of his life.

Mr. Goodwin was preceded in death by his parents, Willy Belle (Bennette) Goodwin and Eli Whiten Goodwin.

He leaves behind his wife, Edith Goodwin of Lillian, AL; and one son, Leon Goodwin, Jr., of Jacksonville, AL.

Major Goodwin retired from the United States Air Force in 1962. He was also a past president of the Pensacola Bowling Association.

A graveside service and burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 4, 2007 at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola for Mr. Leon Goodwin.

Memorials can be made to the Salvation Army.


Following information submitted by Steve Curlee at Find A Grave:
His sister, Willie Virginia Goodwin , also preceded him in death.

More information on Major Leon Goodwin may be found on the B-26 web site. Leon posted his own World War II memories history with photos. 
Family links: 
  Ely Whitten Goodwin (1893 - 1954)
  Willie Belle Bennette Goodwin (1898 - 1962)
  Leon Cole Goodwin (1920 - 2006)
  Willie Virginia Goodwin Curlee (1929 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Barrancas National Cemetery
Escambia County
Florida, USA
Plot: Section A-14, Row A, Site 8
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Nov 06, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31179924
Maj Leon Cole Goodwin
Added by: chuck cummins
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Requiescat in pace, Leon.
- Steve Curlee
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013

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