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Jerry Dean Goodwin
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Jerry Dean Goodwin, age 83, died May 11th, 2017 at home. He was the second of four sons born to Walter and Ethel Goodwin, born on March 14th, 1934 in White Cloud Kansas. He was raised in Dayton, Oregon where he went on to graduate high school. After school, he went into the Army during the Korean War, where he was stationed in Germany. Later, Jerry moved to Portland, Oregon where he worked at Bonneville Power and where he raised his four children. Jerry met Laura Bassett in 1980 and they were together for 32 years. Jerry loved to travel and spend time with his family. He enjoyed watching his grandkids’ and great grandkids‘ activities and taking lots of pictures.
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald Goodwin, his wife Laura Bassett, his son Eric Goodwin, and his great granddaughter Karina Hargis. He is survived by his children, Jo Springer-Goodwin of McMinnville, OR., Deborah Tice, of Hemet, CA, Kelly Goodwin, of Portland, OR, Jeanine Bassett, of Portland, OR, and Bob Bassett of Portland, OR., two brothers, Martin Goodwin of Roswell, NM., and Johnny Goodwin of The Dalles, OR. Also, six grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at 11am on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Macy & Son Funeral Home in McMinnville.

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Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128


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