Gary Lee Goodwin
Gary Lee Goodwin

April 20, 1955-Oct. 14, 2020

VAN WERT — Gary Lee Goodwin, 65, of Van Wert, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, in Alabama.

He was born on April 30, 1955, in Coldwater to Carl and Mary (Black) Goodwin, who preceded him in death.

He is survived by two sons, Gary (Angie) Goodwin of Delphos and Kyle Goodwin of Van Wert; two daughters, Sharon (Roger Jarrett) Spangler of Kansas, Ohio, and Brandy (J.J.) Baker of Ohio City; two brothers, Larry (Linda) Goodwin of Dublin and Joe (Mary Lou) Goodwin of Delphos; a sister Brenda (Roger Bendele) Goodwin of Ottoville; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and his ex-spouses, Terri Carson and Helen Rode.

Gary was a graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School and a member of the Delphos Eagles Aerie 471. He was a truck driver and loved working on cars. Drag racing and collecting Hot Wheels were his hobbies. Gary loved spending time with his grandkids.

Funeral Services will begin at noon on Monday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. on Sunday and two hours prior to funeral service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

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