1LT Ronald B. Godwin was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/15/2022 at the age of 78.4
Irving, TX
Flight Classes 68-522 and 68-40
Date of Birth 06/24/1944
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/229 AVN in 70
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More detail on this person: Godwin, Ronald B. USA; Flight Classes: 68-40, 69-522; RVN: 69-70 B/229th AHB, 1 Cav; DFC (2), BS; Callsign: Killer Spade 26 Ron Godwin of Irving, TX, passed away on November 15, 2022. Born and raised in Tyler, TX, Ron graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1963. Upon graduation from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1967, he joined the Army, attending OCS and Army Flight School. After Vietnam, Ron was an instructor pilot at Fort Wolters, TX, and ultimately became Final Check Pilot for Primary I helicopter training. Departing the Army in 1972, he became an insurance adjuster for J.O. Lochridge Company that later became Unified Building Services in Dallas, TX. Ron worked in the Disaster Division, estimating tornado, hurricane, and fire damage. Ron was a member of the J. L. Burgess Lodge #1305 and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Valley of Dallas. Ron is survived by his wife, Susan Godwin, son, Bryan Godwin, and sister, Betty Godwin Ricks.

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