Obituary and funeral service: Lester Paul Godwin, Sr., 83, of Lawrenceville

Lester Paul Godwin, Sr., age 83 of Lawrenceville, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 27, 2020, in the Loganville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Greg Godwin and Pastor Paul Pittard will officiate. Interment will follow at Hill Haven Memory Gardens.
Mr. Godwin was a Veteran of the United States Navy. From peanuts to Peachtree, he was an entrepreneur for over 60 years. Lester was the owner/operator of Ace Granite in Loganville for over 35 years. Mr. Godwin was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Pearson & Nora H. Godwin; brothers, Willard & Faye Ann Godwin, Olin Godwin; sister, Carolyn & John Bass; and son, Lester Paul “Lex” Godwin, Jr. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jeanne (Tallent) Godwin; children, Bambi & Stan Welbron of Lilburn, Katrina & Greg Orr of Monroe, Shannon & Jason Sinclair of Monroe; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Lynn Godwin of Good Hope; sister, Norma Jean & Tom Cook of Jasper, FL; grandchildren, Charlie Welbron, Shane Patterson, Wesley Welbron, Kaley & Mark Malone, Chase & Kaitlynne Sinclair, Brittany Godwin, Brooklyn Godwin; great-grandchildren, Luke, Jack, Summer, Annalee; and numerous nieces & nephews.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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