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Harry Lee Goodwin

December 29, 1943 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 78)


Harry Lee Goodwin, age 78, of Apex, passed away, Sat, March 5, 2022. He was born to the late Clarence and Margaret Arthurs Goodwin and raised in eastern Chatham County, where he was a lifelong member of Bells Baptist Church. 

Harry was a graduate of Pittsboro High School in 1962 and received his BS from Campbell University in 1966. A beloved educator and coach of 30 years, he taught science, health, and physical education at Pittsboro High School, as well as Horton Middle School. During his retirement years, he could be found working in his vegetable garden, golfing, and often traveling with his late wife, Joy Clifton Goodwin. He was an avid lover of all sports, but specifically enjoyed following the UNC Tarheels, and attending Carolina Hurricanes games. He was a loving father, grandfather, and friend, who will be dearly missed by all who knew him.   


Harry is survived by his daughter, Leigh Goodwin of Cary, NC; his son, Steve Goodwin of Clayton, NC; his grandchildren, Anna Grace Johnson, Claire Goodwin and Isabelle Goodwin; and his sister, Donna Cole (Lynn) of Greensboro, NC.


 A memorial service will be held on Sun, March 13 at 2:00pm at Bells Baptist Church in Apex. A reception will follow at the church.

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Memorial Service
March 13, 2022

2:00 PM
Bells Baptist Church
1274 Farrington Rd.
Apex, NC 27523

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