Carney E. Goodwin Jr., of Paducah, Kentucky, resting in peace with Jesus Christ at the age of 92, passed away at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Goodwin was born in Caldwell County, Kentucky, to the late Carney and Linnie Davis Goodwin. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, 3rd. Class PO having served in WWII during 1945-1946. He retired as a United Auto Workers (UAW) member with 30 years of service from the Chrysler Corporation in Salvage Repair. He was a member of Twelve Oaks Baptist Church, a member of the American Legion and a VFW lifetime member, and a member of the Woodmen of the World. Carney will be remembered as a sportsman and a dear friend to many.
Mr. Goodwin is survived by a son, Ronald Wayne Goodwin of Paducah; stepdaughter, Sonia Frisk of Festus, Missouri; grandchildren, Ronald William Goodwin of Paducah, Pam Curry of Calvert City, Sandy Natt of Cullman, Alabama, Janice Goodwin of Wyandotte, Michigan, and Sara Jones of West Paducah; great-grandchildren, Mike and Jerry Frisk; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia L. Pendergrass Goodwin; his parents; two sisters, Mary Patterson and Annabelle Newman; and two brothers, Clint Goodwin and Kenneth Goodwin.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Dr. Brandt Lyon officiating. Burial will follow at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville, Kentucky with Military Honors.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service time of Noon on Wednesday at the funeral home. You may leave a message or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.