Mr. Roland Arthur (Goodie) Goodwin , Jr., 77, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at Charlotte Regional Medical Center in Punta Gorda.
Born on August 15, 1932 in Eliot, Maine, Goodie, a longtime resident of New Hampshire and winter resident of Lettuce Lake in DeSoto County, moved to Port Charlotte as a full time resident with his wife Robin in 2009. A retired Senior Integrating Contractor Representative for Loral Space & Range Systems, Goodie was a veteran of the Korean War, U.S. Air Force, and enjoyed many activities including fishing, golfing, and woodworking.
Goodie is survived by his beloved wife Robin W. Goodwin; five children, Judith (Raymond) Belanger of St. Louis, MO, Robert Goodwin of Auburn, NH, Barbara (Thomas) Potvin of Manchester, NH, Deborah (Jean) Poulin of Chichester, NH, and step-daughter Katherine Riehl of Center Barnstead, NH; four grandchildren, Alex Goodwin, Jared and Jake Potvin, and Krystle Poulin; a brother, Paul (Sandra) Goodwin, and sisters Virginia (Richard) Elwell and Ann (David) Emery, all of Eliot, ME; and numerous extended family members. He was preceded in death by his parents Roland & Margarie Goodwin, and a sister Joyce Goodwin.