Thomas “Tommy” Jackson Godwin, Jr., 78, died September 11, 2020, surrounded by his family at his home in Pelham, AL. Tommy graduated from Woodlawn High School and attended The University of Alabama. He spent many years in the electrical industry as a Master Electrician. He served as president of the American Subcontractors Association from 1989-1990 and president of the Subcontractors Association of Alabama. He was Project Manager at Marathon Electrical Contractors and retired in March 2014. Tommy was highly respected in the construction industry, well known for his dedication to the trade and his keen sense of humor. He always dressed for success, regularly wearing khakis, a button up shirt and loafers while working on construction sites and when he was working in his own yard. Tommy was an avid Bama Fan who loved attending football games and tailgating alongside family and friends. He had a passion for Corvettes, tools and pools. He took pride in his ability to build or repair anything, no matter the challenge. Tommy is lovingly remembered by his wife Carol, son Shannon (Denise), daughter Debra, stepsons Lance Black and Mark Vines (Heather), grandchildren, Phillip (Kelly), Amanda, Ryan eight step grandchildren and two great grandchildren, Jackson and Chloe. Tommy is preceded in death by his father Thomas J. Godwin, Sr., mother Frances Godwin McDonald and son Thomas “Jack” Godwin III. The family has planned a private memorial service. Over the years, Tommy was a mentor to numerous people and loved to see others succeed. An electrical apprentice scholarship fund is being established in his honor. 

Professional Services provided by W.E. Lusain Funeral Home and Crematory, Birmingham, AL.

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