William H. Goodwin
Date of Passing:
Goodwin, William, H., 68, formerly of Worcester Avenue, Riverside, died on October 25, 2014 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Brighton, MA. He was the beloved husband of Patricia A. (Machado) Goodwin.
Born in Providence, a son of the late Russell and Ruth (Livingston) Goodwin, he lived in Riverside for 27 years and Attleboro, MA for 12 years.
Mr. Goodwin was a truck driver for 47 years before retiring in 2012. He also was an instructor for the New England Tractor Trailer Co. for many years.
William was a sports enthusiast. He also enjoyed reading history and telling stories.
Mr. Goodwin was a United States Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam Conflict. He also was a member of the United States Presidential White House Honor Guard.
Besides his wife of 21 years, he is survived by a daughter, Rhonda Roberts and her husband William of Falmouth, ME; two sons, Russell Goodwin and his wife Denise of Barre, VT and James Goodwin and his wife Tracey of Rochester, VT; three step-daughters, Dawn Haines and her husband Phil of North Attleboro, MA, Sherri Malloch and her husband Dana of North Providence and Jennifer Rezendes of Glasgow, Scotland; two sisters, Janet Fiebich of Tiverton and Pat Jacobs of Westerly; twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
His funeral service will be private. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.