CLEVELAND, Ohio — A fund has been set up after the horrific loss of a beloved father of 10. Robert Godwin, Sr. was shot and killed on Easter Sunday in Cleveland. He’s being remembered as a wonderful person who taught his entire family about forgiveness. Tonya Godwin-Baines, daughter of Robert Godwin, Sr., said the family has set up a fund to help with any expenses. The fund has been established at KeyBank in Robert Godwin, Sr.’s name; you can make a donation at one […]
EUCLID, Ohio -- The family of Robert Godwin Sr. will be saying their final goodbyes to a man they say was kind, gentle, and taught them the importance of forgiveness.
EUCLID, Ohio -- The family of Robert Godwin Sr., 74, has announced information about his funeral services.
It was a beautiful, sunny day in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 16. Robert Godwin Sr. was walking in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood after enjoying an Easter meal with his family. As he was walking, he was approached by a stranger before being shot and killed by the unknown man. The entire incident took place on Facebook Live, and the video of the senseless murder stayed up on Facebook for almost three hours.
The family of Robert Godwin Sr. were saying their final goodbyes Saturday to a man they say was kind, gentle and taught them the importance of forgiveness.
"Far too often, it is the names and faces of those criminals - not their victims - that are remembered..."
PHILADELPHIA — A beautiful work of art was made to remember Robert Godwin, Sr. Philadelphia Police Department forensic graphic artist Officer Jonny Castro created the portrait. Philadelphia police posted the portrait of Godwin, Sr. on its Facebook page and said they are sharing it to spread an extremely important message. “YOU – the public – are the best weapon we have in the fight against crime. Sure, that’s a cliche – but some cliches become cliches for a reason. FACT: Mr. Godwin’s […]
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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The family of Robert Godwin, Sr., who police say was shot and killed by Steve Stephens prayed he would surrender to authorities. Godwin’s family told FOX 8’s Peggy Gallek this was not the ending they wanted. Stephens was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday, according to Pennsylvania State Police. There has been a manhunt for the 37-year-old since the horrific crime on Sunday. On Monday, the family said they already forgave Stephens;...
Robert Godwin Sr., the 74-year-old victim of the gruesome Cleveland shooting, reportedly promised his girlfriend he’ll be back for lunch with his sweet last words, “I love you girl.” Hours later, the loving partner, father, and grandfather never made it back home.
Robert Godwin Sr. gave his son a hug before leaving after an Easter morning visit, departing with a few kind words.
'Even in his worst state, he's loved by God,' said daughter Tonya Godwin-Baines.