Patrick Kevin Goodwin, 57, of Bloomington passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 22, 2018.
Kevin was born July 15, 1961 in Detroit, Ml to Donald Richard Goodwin, Sr. and Sue (Junker) Goodwin. Kevin graduated from Bloomington High School North in 1979. He had worked at the Holiday lnn and at lndiana University for over 34 years. He was also an organ donor so he will live on in that way.
Kevin is survived by his mother, C. Sue (Junker) Goodwin; sister, Mary Jane Marshall (Gregory) and their children, Christopher Marshall; Mary Elizabeth (Betsy) Marshall and Cabren Gooch and their two children, Ryan and Eleanor all of Bloomington, lN; brother, Donald R. Goodwin, Jr. (Sheila) and their children Kyle and Mara at home in Bloomington. Nephews Alexander and Aidan Goodwin of Eugene OR; aunts and uncles, Patricia and John Kuyrkendall of Beaver Dam, Wl, Penelope Junker of Danville, lN, Dr. Michael and Linda Junker of Baton Rouge, LA, Barbara Goodwin of Kalamazoo, Ml, Mark and Gwen Goodwin of Bloomington; and special friend Diana Hoard of Bloomington and many cousins.
He dearly loved his nieces and nephews.
Preceding Kevin in death are his father Donald R. Goodwin, Sr. and brother, William S. Goodwin. paternal grandparents, Ruth and lrwin Goodwin; maternal grandparents, Donald and Mary Junker.
Kevin didn't have another dog after the death of his beloved Meatball, but was always on call to house sit cats and walk others' dogs. He was a gardener particularly of cacti, interested in coins and stamp collecting, military history particularly of WWll. He built model ships. As a child Kevin was in the first group of Dr. Barbara Shalucha's Hill Top Garden Program (formerly Jr. Garden). He also was an avid muscle car enthusiast and owned two classic Camaros. lf anyone needed anything he was the first to volunteer. He had a huge collection of music and movies on CD, and stamps and coins. An avid Boston Bruins fan he couldn't wait for the season to start. He played on the Bloomington Blades Hockey Travel Team in high school, and he couldn't
miss a Colts game! He liked everything about the outdoors. Kevin collected coins and stamps. Other memorabilia he collected were lrish, Egyptian and Coke.
ln lieu of flowers please make donations to: Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517, his favorite charity, or your special charity.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Monroe County Public Library on December 22, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 2A. Burial will be private in the Payne Cemetery at a later date. Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville is assisting with cremation arrangements.
Paralyzed Veterans of America
801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington DC 20006-3517
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