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Harvey Crawford Goodwin went to walk with the Lord on April 25, 2011, in Houston, Texas, where he has resided since 2007.
Born March 4, 1918, in Benton to Henry and Geraldine Goodwin who preceded him in their passing along with brothers, Delphard, Ed, Ernest and John Goodwin of Benton; and son, Ronald Crawford Goodwin of Barstow, Calif.
He was a Sergeant in the Army during World War II and served in Germany and at Fort Lenard Wood. He was a proud veteran and flew the American Flag over his home every day. He worked as a carpenter for residential and commercial construction. He retired from the Marine Corp Logistics Base in Barstow, Calif., where he resided for 35 years. He was a member of the Benton, Arkansas Masonic Lodge for 65 years and attended the Lodge in Barstow. He was active in the Bowling Leagues at Beacon Bowl and Bowled in State Tournaments. He also enjoyed fishing, camping and travel.
He is survived by his loving and tirelessly devoted wife, Pauline Kennemer -Goodwin; daughter, Jeanie Berry (Jack); granddaughter, Paula Jones (Michael ) of Houston, Texas; grandson, Cameron â€śJoeyâ€ť Jenkins (Veronica )of Temecula, Calif.; sister-in-law, Mary Goodwin of Anchorage, Alaska; seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, Betty Bassett, Buelah Hall, Mary Green, Kevin Goodwin, Kent Goodwin, Melissa Goodwin, Billy Goodwin and Curtis Goodwin of Benton, Deborah Wilkiewicz and June Woodard of Nashville, Tenn., Robert Goodwin, Roy Goodwin of Ankorage, Alaska, Don Goodwin and Phil Goodwin of Haiku, Hawaii; and numerous loving friends and in-laws.
Visitation and memorial service will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Crowder Funeral Home in Webster, Texas.
A veterans memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Houston National Cemetery interment to follow.