Goodwin, Clarence L., 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1092-Pilot, B-24
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by A3C Michael S. Bell to remember Goodwin, Clarence L., 1st Lt.

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Date of Passing
Oct 22, 2010
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DR. CLARENCE LaVAR GOODWIN Age 89, resident of Riverside and Lake Arrowhead for 57 years, died peacefully at home in Riverside, surrounded by his family, on 10/22/2010. Dr. Goodwin was a dentist in Riverside from 1954 - 1986. He graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Washington University in St. Louis. At Utah State he participated in sports; Football as a Running Back, Track, High Hurdles, boxing as the Inter-Mountain States Welter Weight Champion.

He served in the Air Force from 1943-1945, earning the rank of Captain and flew "The Lucky Bunny" B24 during WWII. He was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Saints.

He was a Poet, writer, Renaissance Man, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather. Dr. Goodwin is survived by his wife, Bunny Goodwin; daughters, Macy and Jody; sons, David, Robert and John; brothers, Dale and Benny; sister, Berna; 20 grandchildren & 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation 10/27/10 from 5-8pm at Acheson & Graham Mortuary. Funeral on 10/28/10, 10am at The Church of Latter Day Saints, 5900 Grand Ave. with burial to follow at 12:15pm at Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary (951) 688-1221 www.acheson
Published in Press-Enterprise on October 26, 2010
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
  1943-1943, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1943-1945, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Utah State UniversityWashington University in Saint Louis
  1939-1943, Utah State University
  1945-1947, Washington University in Saint Louis
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  
  2003-2003, B-24 Liberator2
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