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Gary Wayne Godwin, 62

Gary Wayne Godwin, 62 of Jacksonville, Arkansas passed from this life on June 10, 2017. He was born in Arkadelphia, Arkansas on January 29, 1955 to the late LeRoy and Pasty Lou (Shope) Godwin. Gary enjoyed riding motorcycles, spending time with his friends and family and caring for his animals. He was also a Christian and of the Baptist faith.

Gary is also preceded in death by his sister, Deborah Manriquez and niece Katie Manriquez. He is survived by his brothers, Deryl Godwin and Terry Cox; two step-brothers; two step-sisters; his best friend, Frank Wilder; and a host of other friends and family.

In lieu of flowers his family asks for donations to be made to the local animal shelter of your choice.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Rose Mary Miller-Fason Posted June 15, 2017 12:46 PM

    Deryl and Terry – I am so sorry to hear about Gary. Prayers going up for both of you.

  • Cathy Hathcoat Posted June 16, 2017 1:41 PM

    Daryl & Terry, sadden by hearing about Gary. Prayers for all of you.
    Aunt Marie & Cathy

  • Debby Glover Woods Posted June 16, 2017 5:13 PM

    Daryl and Terry so sorry for your loss of your brother. Prayers for you and your families.

  • JoLynn Benson Todd Posted June 16, 2017 9:55 PM

    Deryl & Terry, Gary was in my class (73), I’m so sorry for your loss. Thoughts & prayers, JoLynn Benson Todd

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