William “Bill” Lee Godwin, 55, of Bellefontaine, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
He was born on February 13, 1958 in Bellefontaine to Mary Lou (Rumer) Godwin of Bellefontaine and the late William E. Godwin, who passed away on September 19, 2005. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Debra Thompson in 1996.
Surviving is a brother, Richard (Lori) Godwin of Powell; nieces and nephews, Heather (Troy) Miller of Bellefontaine, Jason (Amy) Godwin of Westerville, and Ryan (Nicole) Thompson of Centreville, VA; great nieces and nephews, Shawn, Daniel, Elizabeth, and Mason Miller, Ben and Luke Godwin, and Hillary, Isaac, and Cooper Thompson; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Bill worked at Honda of America in Marysville. A collector of hats, he enjoyed music, writing songs, playing several instruments including the guitar, and singing.
Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Bellefontaine. A private burial will be held at a later date in the Hale Cemetery.
Family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Epilepsy Foundation, 11 West Monument Ave., Suite 101, Dayton, Ohio 45402.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.