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Former Wichita Raceway Park Manager Bee Godwin Passes

Friday, 08 April 2016

William 'Bee' Godwin, 59, passed away unexpectedly on April 2, 2016 in Temple, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Bible Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Rucker officiating. Burial will follow in Crestview Cemetery under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

Bee was born October 31, 1956 to William and Rose (Davis) Godwin in Cumberland, Maryland. Bee attended Allegany High School in Cumberland, Maryland and moved to Texas in 1974 with his family. He was in the trucking business for over 30 years and was currently an owner operator leased to NRG Transportation. Bee married Sharon (Robertson) Powell on August 15, 2002 in Wichita Falls, Texas. His passion in life was definitely drag racing, whether he was actually racing, watching or even managing Wichita Raceway Park which he and his wife did for 4 ½ years.

Visitation will be Friday April 8th 6-7pm @ Lunn’s Colonial Funeral Home located 2812 Midwestern Pkwy Wichita Falls, Tx 76308. Funeral service @ Bible Baptist Church Saturday April 9th @ 10am located 908 Austin, Wichita Falls, TX .

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