V. Dwayne Goodwin

V. Dwayne Goodwin

V. Dwayne Goodwin, 69, Palmyra, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.     

Dwayne was born Sept. 7, 1949, in Palmyra, the son of Robert and Pauline Daly Goodwin. He  married Ellen  Sullens on Oct. 17, 1970, at  St. Joseph Catholic Church. She survives.

Other survivors include sons, Dwayne (Becky) Goodwin and Darin (Joelle) Goodwin, both of Palmyra;  grandsons, Gabe Goodwin and Adam Goodwin, both of Palmyra;  brothers, Bob (Brenda)  Goodwin, Bill Goodwin and Mike (Becky) Goodwin, all of Palmyra;  sisters, Donna (Don) Morris, Hannibal; and  Karen (Jim) Beadle,  Palmyra.

Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents.

Dwayne was a 1967 graduate of Palmyra High School. He served in the United States Army in Korea from 1969 to 1971 and then served in the National Guard for four years.  

He worked at Harris Corp. in Quincy for 37 years and retired in 2009 as an order administrator.  

He was a member of Boots-Dickson Post #174 of the American Legion and served as past commander.  He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.  

He loved attending all of his grandsons’ sporting events as well as spending time with family and friends around the pool.  He enjoyed bowling, hunting and traveling, and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.  He also volunteered at the Palmyra Nutrition Center.  

He was honored to go on the Great River Honor Flight with his sons in May 2018.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, at  St. Joseph Catholic Church in Palmyra. Father Basil Eruo  will officiate. Interment with military honors will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in  Palmyra. 

Pallbearers will be Bobby Dodd, Nik Yager, Pete Fee, W. T. Johnson, Rick Hoenes, Robert Fohey, Darrell Comstock and Shelby Pugh.

Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Burch, Phil Mudd, Kenny Meyers, Jeff Massman, Jack Hamilton, Tom Bell, Bill Genck, Rich Wolfmeyer and Bill Baker.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.

Memorials may be made to American Legion Boots-Dickson Post # 174.

Online condolences may be made and video tributes viewed at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.

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