James Goodwin


James Franklin (Frank) Goodwin, 89, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. 

He was a lifelong member of Bethel Baptist Church, and a faithful servant to his Lord and Savior. A friend to all who knew him, he served our country in the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernie and Nannie Goodwin; brother, Norman Goodwin; and sister, and Helen Goodwin.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Anna Jane Goodwin, sons: Rick (Pam) Goodwin and Terry (Beverly) Goodwin of Cleveland; granddaughters: Amanda (Andy) Freeman of Germany, and Heather (Jeremy) Rogers of Cleveland; and great-grandchildren: Chase (Shelby) Freeman of Colorado, Chandler, Connor and Camdyn Freeman of Germany, and Lilli and Willow Rogers of Cleveland.

The Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Bethel Baptist Church, located at 2514 Old Chattanooga Pike in Cleveland, with the Revs. John Smith and Doyle McNabb officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from noon until 3 p.m..  Entombment will follow the service at Sunset Memorial Gardens. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Bethel Baptist Church.

You are encouraged to share a memory or your personal condolences with Frank’s  family by visiting his memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Goodwins with these arrangements. 


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