Thomas W. Goodwin ’55

Thomas W. Goodwin '55Thomas W. Goodwin, Jr, 83, peacefully joined God on October 5, 2018.

A Service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held at Northminster Presbyterian Church, Macon, GA at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 8, 2018, with Reverend Doctor Ralph Hawkins presiding.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Carlyle Place, Macon, GA at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Burial will be at Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, GA at 11:00 on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Tom grew up in Augusta, Georgia, graduated from the Academy of Richmond County in Augusta, attended Davidson College from 1951 to 1952 and graduated from Emory University with a BBA in 1955. He obtained a Graduate Certificate in Banking from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University in 1970.

He served in the US Navy and US Navy Reserves, retiring in 1970 as LT Commander. Tom retired from the C&S Bank (Bank of America) as Senior VP-Credit Policy Officer. He volunteered for Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels.

In retirement, he was a commissioned Lay Pastor in the Presbyterian Church. Leading worship, spreading the word, and aiding others in finding the peace and love of the Lord fulfilled his lifelong dream and avocation.

Additionally, he fed his passion for singing by participating in several choirs throughout the community.

He is survived by his wife Grace M. Goodwin of Macon, GA; son Thomas W. Goodwin III (Julie) of Woodland Hills, CA, Grandson LTJG T. Wright Goodwin IV of Pacific Beach, CA, Granddaughter Bailey Walker Goodwin of Brisbane, AUS; Daughter Sarah G. Rollins (Thomas) of Orange Park, FL, Grandson Russell A. Rollins of Atlanta, GA, Madeline L. Rollins of Tampa, FL; His brother Dr. H. North Goodwin (Mickey), His Brother Charles J. Goodwin (Winn), and his sister in law Selman M. Goodwin, all of Augusta, GA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Northminster Presbyterian or Loaves & Fishes Ministry, both of Macon, Georgia.

View the online memorial for Thomas Wright Goodwin Jr.

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