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Maj Leon Cole Goodwin

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Maj Leon Cole Goodwin

  • Birth 31 Dec 1920 LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 26 Dec 2006 Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
  • Plot Section A-14, Row A, Site 8
  • Memorial ID 31179924

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.

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  • Created by: Paula J
  • Added: 6 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31179924
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Leon Cole Goodwin (31 Dec 1920–26 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31179924, citing Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Paula J (contributor 46489742) .