Rev. Wye Godwin
Rev. Wye Lorren Godwin, 55, of Stonewood, WV, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV. He was born on June 1, 1963 in Longview, TX, a son of the late Lowell C. and Sharon Lynn (Wilson) Godwin. Mr. Godwin is survived by his beloved wife of 24 years, Mary Jane (Fox) Godwin, whom he married March 26, 1994.
In addition to his wife Lorren is survived by one sister, L’Louise Fox and husband Mark; four brothers: Lowell L. Godwin and wife Stasia, Lynn Godwin and wife Penny, Layne Godwin and wife Arvilla, and Lawrence Godwin and wife Julie; brother and sister in law, Jim and Martha Messenger; beloved nephews and nieces: Alex and Olivia Fox; James David Messenger and Sarah Gayda; Nicholas and Christopher Hedgepeth, and Kristina Godwin; Heather Walker, Jonathan Godwin, and Emily Paitsel; Kelly, Justin, Marc and Chris Godwin; and Adrianna and Owen Godwin and several great nieces and nephews; aunt Mary Louise Bulman and Uncle David Godwin. Also left behind were special friends Adam and Brandy Benedum and their children: Tyler, Casey, Haley, Sarah and Ethan Benedum.
Rev. Godwin was a graduate of Elkins High School. He worked at Chenoweth Ford in Clarksburg until his illness. His life revolved around God, family, and his church, Christian Apostolic Church in Arlington, with beloved Pastor Doug Joseph and his wife Ladonna, and CAC church family. He had a special burden for youth and missions. Rev. Godwin will be remembered for his sense of humor and sarcastic wit. He will also be remembered for his strong Christian faith. When faced with his illness and possible death, he stated “either way I win.” Rev. Godwin humbly held a ministerial license with the United Pentecostal Church International and previously has served as both Pastor and Youth Pastor.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 3 until 8pm. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 12 Noon with Pastor Doug Joseph presiding. Interment will follow at Coplin Cemetery. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Godwin Family during this time.