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4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
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Travis Melvin "Butch"

August 11, 1947 – October 19, 2018

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Obituary for Travis Melvin "Butch" Goodwin

Travis Melvin "Butch" Goodwin, 71, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Tuesday, October 23rd at Oakcrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd. in Waco. The funeral will follow Wednesday, October 24th at 10 am in the gym at Oglesby ISD, 120 College St. Oglesby Tx. 76561. Burial will follow at Eagle Springs Cemetery.

Butch was born in Gatesville Texas, Coryell County on August 11, 1947 to Travis Melvin "Tab" Goodwin and Lillie Mae Newman. He had five siblings, Joann, John, Joe, Jerry and Mayetta.

He married Cindy Painter and there were two daughters from this union,Tina and Tracey.
He later married Becky Bailey upon which time he acquired a step-son, Curt Bailey.
Butch spent his early years in construction as an iron worker and truck driver for Goodwin Construction. His later years were spent in maintenance for Oglesby ISD. He dearly loved his time there, as well the kids that have passed through those halls for the last 30+ years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Travis and Lillie Mae; daughter, Tina; sister, Joann; and his brother, Joe Pitts.

Butch is survived by his wife, Becky; daughter, Tracey; step-son, Curt Bailey; brother, John and Jerry; and sister, Mayetta. He also leaves behind twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Everyone that knew Butch Goodwin will miss him dearly. Rest in peace.

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When Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
OakCrest Funeral Home
4520 Bosque Boulevard
Waco, TX 76710
Location Information
Located directly across the street from the Heart of Texas Fair Grounds

Service Information

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 10:00am
Pastor Roger West - Trinity Fellowship Church of Central Texas
Oglesby ISD Gymnasium
125 College Ave.
Oglesby, TX 76561

Interment Information

Eagle Springs Cemetery
1360 CR 311
Oglesby, TX 76657