01/16/09 - NNHS Newsletter - James Goodwin
James P. Goodwin, Jr.
Newport News High School Class of February 1946
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
We have another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. James Goodwin, Class of February 1946, passed away in Newport News on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at the age of 79.
From the Daily Press - 01/16/09:
|James P. Goodwin, Jr.|
NEWPORT NEWS - James P. Goodwin
Jr., 79, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, after a valiant battle
with blood cancer.
A native and lifelong resident of Newport News, Mr. Goodwin graduated from Newport News High School and attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Following a short stint in the Virginia National Guard, Mr. Goodwin joined the Navy and earned his navy wings of gold from the United States Navy in 1952. Following his active duty tour he served in the Naval Reserve Program at Norfolk Naval Air Station for 20 years.
A well respected business man in Newport News, Mr. Goodwin was President and owner of Goodpar Ice Cream Company, until he sold the company in 1972. He then became a charter pilot for RAM Aviation and Flight International. An avid pilot and sailor, Mr. Goodwin was a founding member of the Warwick Yacht and Country Club, and a former member of the Warwick Rotary Club, The Hampton Roads Assembly, and the Tidewater Soaring Society.
|James P. Goodwin, Jr.|
Published in the Daily Press from 1/16/2009 - 1/17/2009.
condolences are extended to the Goodwin family and their friends.
From Fred Field (June '45) of CA - 01/29/08, 11:36 AM - "Goodwin Obit.":
Welcome back on the air!
.....James Goodwin graduated from NNHS in the Class of Feb. 1946. I remember him from the band.
Nostalgic best wishes,
Fred W. Field
Thank you so much, Fred, for providing that very important missing information.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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