Lewis P. Goodwin, 72, Anderson, passed away on May 29, 2020, at his residence.
He was born in Lafayette on Nov. 16, 1947, the son of Lewis M. and Helen Jean (Holt) Goodwin.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he earned a Purple Heart.
He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 266 and American Legion Post 446. He was also very active in numerous civic organizations in his community.
Lewis is survived by his mother, Helen Jean Goodwin; three children, Paul (Autumn) Goodwin, Mariellyn (Willie) Ward and Tony (Nikki) Goodwin; grandchildren, Megan Goodwin, Cody Bragg, Hunter Ward and Harper Goodwin; and sisters, Dorothea Sears and Polly (Larry) Branscum.
He was preceded in death by his father, brother-in-law, and two nephews.
A memorial gathering will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020, at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory, Anderson. Military honors will be held following the visitation at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Inurnment will be at a later date at Marion National Cemetery.