Wilmer “Creal” Godwin
1935 – 2020
Wilmer “Creal” Godwin left this earth June 18, 2020 at his home with his loving wife of 38 years by his side. He was born April 23, 1935 to Arthur and Imagene Godwin.
Creal is survived by his wife Lynell Godwin; and his children, Monte Godwin (Carolina), Mike Godwin, Paul Godwin, and Elizabeth Dickens (Kevin); 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren were his pride and joy.
He is preceded in death by his parents and also his siblings, JT Godwin, Joy Averitt, Beverly Till, and Jack Godwin.
Creal served in the United States Air Force and was retired from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, as well as the Pensacola News Journal. He was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, attending Richards Memorial in Brownsville.
The family will have a private burial service at Barrancas National Cemetary. They would like to thank his caregiver Yvette and his Emerald Coast Hospice team: Jason, Jan, Ashley, Heather, and LaShay for the compassionate and loving care they provided during the last months of his life.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Emerald Coast Hospice.