William “Bee” Godwin

William “Bee” Godwin

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Death 2 Apr 2016 (aged 59)
Burial Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 160675419 · View Source
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William 'Bee' Godwin, 59, passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Rucker officiating. Burial will follow in Crestview Cemetery under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

Bee was born October 31, 1956 to William and Rose (Davis) Godwin in Cumberland, Maryland. Bee attended Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland and moved to Texas in 1974 with his family. He was in the trucking business for over 30 years and was currently an owner operator leased to NRG Transportation. Bee married Sharon (Robertson) Powell on August 15, 2002 in Wichita Falls, Texas. His passion in life was definitely drag racing, whether he was actually racing, watching or even managing Wichita Raceway Park which he and his wife did for 4 ½ years.

Bee was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Sharon Godwin; two daughters, Billie Jean (Willie) Merrbach and Lisa Michelle Godwin and fiancé Nick Owen; a stepson, Jake (Courtney) Powell; two sisters, Cathy Frost and Jennifer (Wade) Myers; three brothers, Mike (Helen) Godwin, Rusty (Judy) Godwin, and Jeff (Connie) Godwin; three grandsons, William, Steven and Nicholas one step granddaughter, Shelbi; one great granddaughter, Carmen and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be at the funeral home Friday evening from 6-7 PM, for visitation. Donations may be made to the donors charity of choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lunnscolonial.com


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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 7 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 160675419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William “Bee” Godwin (31 Oct 1956–2 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 160675419, citing Crestview Memorial Park, Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .