Charles Edward Goodwin, of Vicksburg passed away on Friday, December 10, 2021 at the age of 79. Charles “Chuck” was born on June 22, 1942 in Paris, IL. He was the son of Robert and Berniece (Ward) Goodwin. He graduated from Paris High School. After high school he became a System Analyst Programmer in the banking industry. He retired from First Source Bank. On July 2, 1982 in Muncie, IN he married Kathy Harding. Kathy learned early though that she ranked third in Chuck’s life behind fishing, and watching college basketball which he loved very much. Chuck was also very proud of his two children and was a lover of wildlife and his pet cats and dogs. Chuck will be remembered by his family as a jokester, storyteller, being very social, but most of all being a good husband, father, and grandfather. Charles Goodwin is survived by his wife of 39 years, Kathy; one daughter: Dawna Bird, of IN; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother: Larry (Carolyn) Goodwin, of IL. Charles is preceded in death by a son: Douglas Goodwin; and his parents: Robert and Berniece Goodwin. A graveside burial of Charles’ ashes will be held on Friday, December 17th at 2pm at the Boughton Cemetery in Pavilion Township on East S Ave, Scotts. While at www.mccowensecord.com please take time to sign Chuck’s guestbook, and/or share a memory with the family. Those who wish may make contributions to Centrica Care (formerly known as Hospice Care of SWMI). The Goodwin family is being cared for by the Avink, McCowen, & Secord Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 409 South Main Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269) 649-1697.
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