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Robert Jay Godwin

December 20, 1965 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Robert Godwin Obituary

Robert Jay Godwin, 57, of Daleville, passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

Rob was born on December 20, 1965, in Muncie to the late Jay and Carolyn Godwin. He was a 1984 graduate of Yorktown High School. Rob worked for Outdoor Concepts and was a dairy farmer and cattle fitter. He had also worked for Sears, Small Engine Warehouse, and was a school bus driver for Yorktown Schools. Rob was a member of the Indiana Holstein Assoc. and enjoyed working on tractors and spending time with his family.

Rob is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Missy Godwin; four children, Kaylee, Katelan, Kayla, and Austin Godwin; two sisters, Marla Stookey (husband Jeff) and Stephanie Crouch; Aunt, Judy Reed (husband Terry); uncle, Larry Godwin; parents-in-law, Mike and Pam Beeman; and several nieces and nephews.

Rob was preceded in death by his grandmother, Grace Godwin.

A funeral service to celebrate Rob’s life will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at Gant Funeral Homes – Yorktown Chapel, 2215 S. Broadway St. in Yorktown. Pastor Michael Osborne will officiate. Burial will follow in Elm Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery.

Friends and family may gather to share and remember from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, September 25, 2023, and also one hour prior to the funeral on Tuesday at Gant Funeral Homes – Yorktown Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Indiana Holstein Association, 9038 W. 100 S. Greensburg, IN 47240.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 25, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Visitation
Tuesday
September 26, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Funeral Service
Tuesday
September 26, 2023

1:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

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