Robert Godwin
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Obituary of Robert Godwin

Robert F Godwin went to be with the Lord on the January 15, 2018 at Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City Florida. His funeral service will be held on 1-23-2018 at Lankford Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m.

Robert or as people knew him Bob was born on the 31st of July 1946 to William and Florence Godwin. Bob graduated from Manard High School and proudly served in the United States Army. Bob performed a tour of combat in Vietnam. After completing his service in the United States Army Bob worked as an Iron Worker in Ohio. In 1973 Bob moved to Florida with his wife Sharon and first son, Chalen. While in Florida Bob was blessed with a second son Devin, and daughter Chandra. Bob began a career with the Orange County Sheriffs Office as a Correctional Officer. He retired from the Orange County Sheriffs Office due to an on the job injury in 1989.

Bob loved going to the shooting range with his friends and sons, playing video games, and watching movies. 

Bob is survived by his wife of 51 years Sharon, sons Chalen and Devin, daughter Chandra, brother William and Kieth Godwin. Grandson Chalen Jr, Gavin, and Hayden Godwin along with numerous nieces and nephews.