Vincent Tillotson Goodwin

Obituary for 2/14/13 edition of the Sierra Star

February 13, 2013 

Vincent Tillotson Goodwin died Feb. 10, 2013, at the age of 99.

Mr. Goodwin was a resident of North Fork for 71 years.

He was born Jan. 17, 1914 in Chelsea, Vt.

Mr. Goodwin owned and operated Goodwin Lumber company in North Fork for 60 years.

He started the North Fork Lions club in 1950, and was a charter member for 62 years. He was involved in many community projects in North Fork, and traveled to many International Lions Club conventions with his wife.

Mr. Goodwin was also a Sierra High School trustee for eight years; started the first Boy Scout troop in North Fork; and was actively involved in the North Fork Little League and Babe Ruth programs.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Ann, and son Jack.

Mr. Goodwin is survived by son Kenneth Goodwin and wife Marcia; daughter Beverly Tift and husband Dan; grandchildren Natalie, Amy, Traci and Shelley; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the North Fork Town Hall.

Remembrances may be made to the North Fork Lions Club, 34693 Road 274, North Fork CA 93643.