Hunter Funeral Home


Michael Erwin Goodwin

( September 24, 1948 - January 04, 2019 )

Mr. Michael Erwin Goodwin, age 70 of Nashville, formerly of Sparta, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 at Signature Health Care of Putnam County.

Mr. Goodwin was born September 24, 1948 in Covina, California to the late Herbert Miller Goodwin and Linnie Erwin Goodwin. He had a work career that spanned from working at the family grocery, Goodwin's Store, at Baker's Crossroads to Nissan and later UPS.  When he was not working, he enjoyed playing guitar and writing music. Michael served his country in the United States Air Force.

Surviving family members include his son Neil Goodwin and wife Rhonda of Sparta

Daughter: Jenny Goodwin Thacker and husband Chris of Cookeville

Grandchildren: Adrian Williams, Drew Thacker and Drake Thacker

Two brothers: Joel Goodwin and wife Virginia of Mt. Juiet, Bruce Goodwin and wife Ruth Ann of Reston, Virginia

Niece: Dana Freeman

Nephews: David Goodwin, Chris Goodwin and Matt Goodwin

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00pm Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Saylors Cemetery with full military honors presented by the Veterans' Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00am until time of the service.  Dr. Jason Groe will officiate.

Chris Goodwin, Matt Goodwin, David Goodwin, Brad Freeman, Drew Thacker and Drake Thacker will serve as pallbearers.