Celebrating the life of Leon W. Goodwin
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Born in Waterbury, CT, on February 28, 1930, he was a son of the late Leon B. and Sophia (Abram) Goodwin.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and received a Bronze Star.
Leon worked in the Banking industry for 30+ years, starting his career in CT and working at various branch locations around the Pottsville area, including Vice-President of the Union Bank, Pottsville, until his retirement.
He was a former member of the Pottsville Rotary Club.
Leon enjoyed attending antique car shows with his son, watching golf with his wife, and spending time with his family and pets.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Florence G. (Stotten) Goodwin, in February 2012, to whom he was married 60 years; and a granddaughter, Tarrah L. Weinus on November 28, 2021.
Leon is survived by daughter, Donna and her husband, Joe , of Pottsville; son, Michael L. Goodwin, husband of Joan, of Pottsville; grandchildren: Michael; Taylor, wife of Eric; John, husband of Ann; Jason, husband of Michelle; Jody, wife of Bob; and Nicole; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services and interment in Skyview Cemetery with military honors will be private at the convenience of family.
The family request contributions in Leon's memory be sent to: Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com.
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