W.L. "Tex" Goodwin, 91, of Star City, died Tuesday, November 28, 2006, at his home.
Born September 18, 1915, in Woodward, Okla., he was a son of the late Houston Goodwin and Vera Winton Goodwin.
He was a graduate of Dallas Tech in Dallas and attended Ben Franklin University in Washington, D.C. He had worked for Society Security, and for the Internal Revenue Service as a small business administration auditor. He was later owner of the Loop Grocery and Service Station at Montongo. During WWII, he was a precision machinist in the Naval Torpedo Station in Alexandria, Va. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Star City.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Yount Goodwin; and two sons, Tom Goodwin of Conway and William Goodwin of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Funeral services were held December 1 at Griffin Funeral Service in Star city with Scott Gallimore officiating. Burial was at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Star City. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 300 Washington Street, Star City, AR 71667; or Alzheimer's Arkansas, 10411 West Markham, Suite 130, Little Rock, AR 72205.