Barbara R. Godwin

December 4, 2020

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Obituary of Barbara R. Godwin  

Barbara R. Godwin, 80, of Millboro passed away on December 4, 2020 after an extended illness.  She was born in Berlin, MD to the late George Ross Rickards and Virginia Rickards Wimbrough.  Barbara was an active member of her community serving as a member of many organizations in Millsboro, and also was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution. Barbara enjoyed her time spent on the beach, and with her dear friends at the Ocean Club at the Clarion Hotel in Ocean City, MD.  She spent over 40 years regularly enjoying dinner and dancing with  Buck.  She developed long lasting personal friendships with many people that she met while enjoying her time at the Clarion.  

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Buck Godwin; her daughter Liz Donaway (Bob); grandaughter Ashley, and three great-grandchildren: Ashton, Avery, and Addisyn.  Also surviving are her sister Judy Fisher, and two nieces; her sister-in-law Doreen Shaner (Bill).  In addition to her parents, she was preceded by a daughter: Dawn Godwin Stevens.  

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, a private graveside service will be held in the Millsboro Cemetery later this week.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice; 100 Commerce Drive, Suite 302; Newark, DE 19713 or to: Grace United Methodist Church; P.O. Box 566; Millsboro, DE 19966 

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