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James Vernon Goodwin

December 8, 1941 ~ September 23, 2019 (age 77)

Albemarle - Mr. James Vernon Goodwin, age 77, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, September 23, 2019 while a patient at Atrium Health Pineville.


A service to celebrate his life will be held at 2:00PM Friday at Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Burris and Rev. Wayne Gathings officiating. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park. The family will greet friends before the service beginning at 1:00PM.


James was born in Anson County on December 8, 1941, a son of the late Vernon Benjamin Goodwin and Anna Allen Goodwin. He was a longtime employee of Pee Dee Electric Corporation and also had worked for the NC Department of Transportation. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and yard work but his greatest loves were his family and his Saviour.


Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Janice Stamey Goodwin of the home; two step-sons, John Owen and Jamie Owen both of Albemarle; two sisters, Ann Ratliff and Barbara Dillard both of Charlotte; a nephew, Brian Dillard; and a niece, Phyllis Anne Perry. Also surviving is his faithful four-legged companion, Jake.


The family suggest memorials be made to the ALS Association online at www.alsa.org.

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