Tom Sheehan writes:
As many of you know, Virgil Goodwine recently passed away. Virgil obtained the rank of Rokudan. He was student under George Funakoshi Ohio State University. When George retired Virgil took over as head instructor at OSU. He was a national competitor for many years in the plus 100 Kg. He was also a Konan Ohio Vice President in the 1980s. He will be missed by many he was always smiling and laughing and had a good time with anyone he was with. His obituary is below.
GOODWINE, Virgil B. 60, of Springfield, Ohio passed away April 24, 2018. He was born February 19, 1958 the son of Marion N. and Marian (Anderson) Goodwine. Virgil was a graduate of The Ohio State University. He retired from the State of Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources. Virgil is survived by his devoted wife, Rita Cecil Goodwine; daughter, Chrisondra Goodwine; sons, Virgil Goodwine II and Julian (Brooke) Goodwine; siblings, Ava, Donna and Van and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation is Monday, April 30, 2018 from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. In St. John Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. Arrangements by the Robert C. Henry-Clark Funeral Home.