Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said on Thunder Radio on Wednesday that Goodwin will be missed by all that knew him. Pennington added Goodwin was known to many as a very good antique collector.
Goodwin, a Lieutenant with the department, also served time as a patrol deputy and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Many current and former students at Coffee County High School have sent condolences over Facebook throughout the week.
Yesterday nearly 30 emergency vehicles were in the funeral procession.