Olin B. Godwin

02/17/1907 — 06/24/2002

From Richland, WA, US | Born in Princeton, Texas

Olin B. Godwin

EINAN’S FUNERAL HOME Olin B. Godwin, 95, of Richland, was born February 17, 1907, in Princeton, Texas and died Monday, June 24, 2002, at the Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House in Kennewick, Washington.

Mr. Godwin was a power operator at Hanford and retired from Douglass United Nuclear.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Richland, and he loved hunting, fishing and working in his garden.

Olin is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary; two sons, Bob Lilia Godwin of Richland and Jack Sharon Godwin of Sequim, WA; two grandsons, Steve Mary Godwin of Elk River, MN and Mike Godwin of Glendale, AZ; one great granddaughter, Makayla; three sisters, Margie Poston and Ruby Rogers, both of McKinney, TX and Effie Cave of Oklahoma City, OK; two brothers, Marion Mary Godwin of Richland and Ernest Dorothy Godwin of Princeton, TX.

He was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 4 sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2002, at Einan’s Funeral Home.  Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be at Einan’s from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday.

Donations may be made in Olin’s memory to the Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House, 2108 W. Entiat Ave., Kennewick, WA 99336.

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  • Dear Mary and boys, You have always meant so much to my mom and dad. They loved you dearly. I know how much you will miss Obie, but knowing he is with our heavenly father is such comfort, we will be praying for peace for you and your family. Love , Janis and Nat Tames

    Janis Tames
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US
  • I want to give my deepest sympathy to all family and freinds of my grandfather, may you always carry his loving memories in your heart as I will.

    Love Michael Godwin

    Michael Godwin
    November 4, 2014
    Glendale, AZ, US
  • To the greatest father a son could ask for, love and miss you dad.


    Jack & Sharon Godwin
    November 4, 2014
    Sequim, WA, US
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