William Martin Godwin Jr. of South Boston passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2020. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on Dec. 12, 1941 and was 79 years of age. He was the son of the late William Martin Godwin Sr. and the late Lanie Wade Godwin.

He was of the Episcopal faith. William graduated from East Carolina University where he played football. He enjoyed going to ECU football games and tailgating. He worked in the Halifax County Public School System for over forty years and retired as vice principle. William was an avid reader, a history buff, enjoyed movies and loved Duke basketball.

William Martin Godwin Jr. is survived by his son, Christopher William Godwin of South Boston.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

For memorials, consider Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.