Arvandus “Sonny” Roosevelt Godwin, 83, of Temperanceville, husband of the late Rose Godwin, passed away on March 28, 2019 at his residence.

Born on March 24, 1936 in Sanford, he was the son of the late Arvandus Godwin and Mary Helen Trader Godwin. He was a retired insurance agent and a retired desk clerk at the Temple Hill Hotel in Salisbury. Sonny also served his country in the United States Army.

Survivors include a son, Derri Godwin; one brother; three sisters; and several nieces and nephews, Josie and Phillip Godwin, Nathan Godwin, Brock and Tyler Williams, Gage and Zachary Godwin, Dustin Godwin and Danielle.

Other than his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 31st at 2:00 PM from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley with Pastor Freddie Ward officiating.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, VA.

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