Wayne Godwin, Confectionery Broker For More Than 35 Years, Passes At 67


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Sheryl and Wayne Godwin

Sarasota, FL — Wayne Godwin, owner of candy brokerage Godwin Associates, LLC for more than 35 years, passed away unexpectedly on October 10, at the age of 67. Godwin was married Sheryl, who was also a partner with him in the brokerage, for 33 years.

He is the father of Christina Cox of Georgia and Tim Cox of North Carolina and grandfather to Gabriel and Destinee Defriece and Jaren Bailey of Georgia. Godwin is also survived by his brother David (Jane) Godwin of North Carolina.making many lifelong friends and business associates in the process.

A recent transplant, Godwin loved Florida with its sunshine, the outdoors and pickleball. He enjoyed classic cars, deep sea fishing and walking his Maltese dogs. He was a kind and loving man, treating everyone he met with respect, always willing to lend a helping hand to others. By his wishes, his legacy as a loving, giving, compassionate person will continue as he has donated his organs through LifeLink so that others can have the gift of good health.

There will be a Celebration of Life to be announced at a later date.