Rodney Allen “Rod” Goodwin, 69, of North Wilkesboro passed away Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Mr. Goodwin was born Sept. 16, 1950, in Clarksburg, W.Va., to Luke and Katherine Lillian French Goodwin.

Rod loved fishing, especially fly fishing and tying his own flies. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.

Mr. Goodwin was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Carla Anderson Goodwin; his sons, Shawn Goodwin and spouse, Keri, of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Cory Goodwin and spouse, Whitney, of Thurmont, Md.; his brothers, Robert Goodwin and spouse, Kathy, of St. Augustine, Fla., and Kenneth Goodwin of Jacksonville, Fla.; his grandchildren, Gus Goodwin, Liam Goodwin, Charley Goodwin, Claudia Cruey, Kylyn Goodwin, Darragh Goodwin and Judson Smith.

Private graveside services will be held at Liberty Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, with Pastor David Sparks officiating.

Memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 688 North Bridge Street, Elkin, N.C. 28621 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4600 Park Road, #250, Charlotte, N.C. 28209.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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