Jerry Don Goodwin of Waldron, Arkansas, passed from this life, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas with his loving family by his side. Jerry was born August 16, 1958 in Mena, Arkansas to Jackie Dale and Billie Ruth Goodwin. He was 61 years old.
Jerry enjoyed hunting and fishing. However, most importantly, he was a loving dad and grandfather. His family was his world and he cherished every minute he got to spend with his grandchildren making memories and sharing good times to be treasured.
Jerry leaves behind to cherish his memory, two sons, Brandon Goff and wife Darla and Rodger Goff and wife Jamie all of Waldron, Arkansas. “Poppy” will forever remain in the hearts of his 6 grandchldren: Madison, Michael, Saylor, Levi, Charley and Austyn. Jerry leaves a legacy of memories with one sister, Kathy Fruen of Hatfield, Arkansas and one brother, Mike “Moody” Goodwin and wife Sharon of Waldron, Arkansas. Jerry will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted including special nieces, Amanda Stewart and husband Daniel, Stacy Shores and special nephew, Brandon Goodwin and a host of friends and loved ones dear to his heart.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Jackie and Billie Goodwin, one sister, Carolyn Shores, one brother, Rockie Goodwin and one nephew, Chris Shores.
Jerry’s graveside memorial life celebration will be at 10:00 a.m. at the Oliver Cemetery near Waldron, Arkansas with Bro, Terry Goff officiating. Interment will follow. Arrangements and cremation are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory in Waldron, Arkansas.