Robbie Don Godwin of Johnson City, TX passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018 in Austin, TX. Rob was born July 24, 1939 in Levelland, TX to Robbie Harold Godwin and Juanita (Talley) Godwin. Robbie was a great father, great husband, and loved his family more than anything. And they loved him.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Ann (Cooper) Godwin; two sons, John Scott Godwin and wife Jennifer, and Brian Frank Godwin and wife Romy; one brother, John Clark Godwin; five grandchildren, Jessica Godwin Seifert, Mary Godwin, Josh Godwin, Kayla Godwin, and Jaclyn Godwin; and one great grandson, Silas Seifert.
After graduating from Texas A&M, Rob served in the US Army and was stationed at Ft. Knox and Ft. Bragg before returning to Texas for good. Rob worked in advertising in Houston for many years, specializing in oil field production services. He was a charter member of the Inwood Dads’ Club, and served as an elder at St. Giles Presbyterian Church. After moving to the Hill Country, Rob and Ann owned and operated Trendsetters print shop in Dripping Springs, and rejoiced in their grandchildren. Rob remained very involved in the community, contributing his infectious smile and amazing work ethic to many groups – he was a lay leader at Dripping Springs United Methodist Church, former president of the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce, an active Lions Club member, trained Stephen minister, Trustee Chair at the Johnson City First United Methodist Church, and president of the Hill Country Road Runners camping group. Rob did not get bored.
Visitation will be 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Crofts – Crow Funeral Home in Johnson City. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, November 15, 2018 at First United Methodist Church of Johnson City, 105 N. LBJ, Johnson City, TX 78636. Interment will be held at 3:30 PM that afternoon in College Station Memorial Cemetery located at 3800 Raymond Stotzer Pkwy, College Station, TX 77845.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to National MS Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163, or to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 207, Johnson City, TX 78636.