Glenn Lee Godwin, 81, died Dec. 5, 2011 at Anson Community Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at New Home Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Ross and the Rev. Robert Wensil officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery.
He was born Aug. 26, 1930 in Union County to the late Broadus Franklin and Eula Vivian Helms Godwin. He worked with Gaye Chevrolet in Marshville for 26 years, starting out as a mechanic and ultimately working in auto body repair. In 1991, he opened his own business, Godwin’s Body Shop retiring later in 2001.
Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Doris Purser Godwin of the home; his children, Johnnie (Lynn) Edwards of Peachland, Glenda (Mark) Hammonds and Doug (Melanie) Godwin, both of Polkton; and his sister, Wanda Carpenter of Peachland.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Linus Godwin.
The arrangements are in the care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.