POPE — Russell Albert Goodwin, 71, of Pope, passed away on Sunday, July 7, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, in the chapel of Dickins Funeral home in Batesville with Bro. Jeff Tankersly officiating. Interment follwed in Batesville Magnolia Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Dickens Funeral Home.
Mr. Goodwin was born on May 19, 1948 in Panola County to the late Ruth Ann May Goodwin and Robert Goodwin.
He retired from United Plastics and was a member of Enid Lake Baptist Church and the Batesville Lions Club. Above all, he was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved him.
Mr. Goodwin leaves behind his loving family which includes his wife of 42 years, Brenda Goodwin of Pope; three daughters, Lisa Sumrall (James) of Vancleave, Janet Moses of Pope and Pamela Goodwin of Charleston; one brother, Bill Goodwin of Longtown; and 8 grandchildren, Ben Sumrall, Drew Sumrall, Joshua Sumrall, Allison Moses, Jacob Moses, Cameron Goodwin, Cheyenne Morgan, and Chloe Morgan. He was preceded in death by his siblings and his parents.