Grovetown – Mr. Cecil C. “Buddy” Godwin, entered into rest Monday, August 29, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 1, 2011, at 2:00 PM at Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, Georgia.

Mr. Godwin was born Plymouth, North Carolina and was an Air Force Veteran. He was a salesman for Jenkins Ford Tractor Company and was a former member of the Lyon’s Club and the National Rifle Association. He was a member of Silver Run Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons Chris E. Godwin, Harlem, and Scott Godwin, Grovetown; his companion of 22 years Winnie Nobles, Grovetown; two brothers John Leonard, Nashville, Tenn and Charles Leonard, of Savannah; one sister Sandra Curle, Dawsonville, Ga.; His grandchildren, Courtney Godwin, Slylar Godwin, Nicholas Godwin and Lauren Godwin.

If so desired, memorials may be made the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909

Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 PM at STARLING FUNERAL HOME, Hwy 78, HARLEM, GEORGIA. Please visit to sign online guest book.


Born: May 2, 1940
Death: August 29, 2011
Place of Death: Grovetown, Georgia