Thomas A. Goodwin, Jr.

Dec. 30, 1925 – March 29, 2006

Thomas Goodwin, 80, of Christmas Valley, died March 29, 2006 from kidney failure at the Hospice Home in Bend.

He was born in Lebanon to Thomas & Martha (Sylvester) Goodwin.

He married Maxine Wagner on July 26, 1947. They raised five children together. She died in 1991. Mr. Goodwin later married Essie Schultz; their marriage eventually ended in divorce.

Mr. Goodwin served in World War II, receiving seven medals, including the Good Conduct Medal. He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors his entire life.

He is survived by his children, Thomas Goodwin and Carl Goodwin, both of Rio Rancho, N.M., Kathy Seibert of Christmas Valley, Barbara Thomas of Sweet Home and Mary Sell of Auburn, Wash.; sister, Martha Clark; brothers, Albert Goodwin, Frank Goodwin and John Goodwin; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Goodwin was preceded in death by his brother, William Goodwin; sister,Violet Goodwin and two grandchildren.

A funeral service was held April 4 at Workman & Steckly Funeral Chapel.