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LUMBERTON -- Charles Claude Goodwin, 74, of 1405 Willis Ave., died Friday in the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fayetteville.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday in Floyd Memorial Chapel by the Rev. James Cammack. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery.

Mr. Goodwin is survived by three sons, Jack Goodwin of Florence, S.C., Doug Goodwin of Gastonia, and Bo Goodwin of Lumberton; a brother, Malcolm Goodwin of Lumberton; 10 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at the funeral home and at other times at the home of Doris Pittman, 1215 E. Seventh St.

(The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, NC, 14 Sep 1996 courtesy of Tedd Cocker)

Draft Registration Card for Charles C. Goodwin.

At age 19 Charles was then employer at the Jennings (Textile) Mill in Lumberton, NC.

Charles enlisted in the Army at Ft Bragg, NC on 27 November 1942.

On 26 February 1945 Pvt Goodwin was transferred to Co E, 508th PIR from the 509th PIR.

His military decorations include the Bronze Service Arrowhead device for the Southern France Campaign and Airborne Operations.

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