Courtney Goldwire Obituary, Death – Our hearts go out to Courtney Goldwire’s family. He was a wonderful person who always stayed true to his personal beliefs, which benefited the entire community. He would give his shirt off his back to a stranger and give up his day for anyone. His devotion to his law enforcement family knew no bounds. He is loved, missed, and an inspiration to the Rincon Police Chief and many others. Drs. Franklin and Cheryl Goldwire gave birth to Courtney Theoppolius Goldwire on May 5, 1981.
Jesse and Rebecca Roberts, his maternal grandparents, died, as did his paternal grandfather, Rubin Goldwire Sr, uncles Jesse Bernard Roberts, Bishop Reginald Roberts, Moses Goldwire, aunts Dr. Brenda Lovett and Christola Stewart, cousin Dr. Ramona Lovett, and nephew Franklin. Whitney Goldwire, Jr. is an American entrepreneur.
An Opportunity to Get to Know God: He became a member of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church at a young age. He sang in the choir of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.
He attended public schools in the Effingham County School System and played percussion in the marching band. Argosy University awarded him a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He met and married Patrice Davis, his high school sweetheart. This blessed union gave birth to Bryce. He belonged to the Widow Son Lodge #396 in Guyton, Georgia. He spent over ten years as a Federal Correctional Officer at the Federal Correctional Institute in Estill, South Carolina. He was also a deputy sheriff with the Effingham Sheriff’s Office and a correctional officer at the Effingham County Prison.
Courtney was called from labor to reward at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia on Monday, January 16, 2023. Courtney “Corkscrew” leaves behind a devoted family who will miss his quiet smile, calm demeanor, chilled, laid-back demeanor, and kind and supportive soul. Mrs. Patrice Michelle Goldwire, his wife of seventeen years, and their son, Bryce Connor Goldwire, both of Guyton, Georgia, will mourn; as will his parents, Drs. Franklin and Cheryl Goldwire of Guyton, Georgia; his siblings,
Dr. Franklin W. Goldwire (Vanessa, Maj. USAF Retired) of Alpharetta, Georgia; Seth C. Goldwire (Crystal) of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Latoya J. Jones of Casey Davis, TSgt USAF, of Warner Robbins, Georgia, and Rena D. Cole (Herman, Chief, USN), of Fallon, Nevada, are sisters-in-law. Ruth N. Goldwire of Clyo, Georgia; Dorothy Davis (Ricardo) of Savannah, Georgia; Flores Grimes of Athens, Georgia; Sheila Thompson of Guyton, Georgia; Uncles: Rubin Goldwire (Grace) of Savannah, Georgia; Minister John A. Goldwire (Eva) of Clyo,
Georgia; JoeNathan Goldwire (Wanda) of Spartanburg, South Carolina; Kelvin A. Goldwire of Savannah, Georgia; Viewing will be held at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 724 Central Blvd, Guyton, on Friday, January 20, 2023, from 1-6 PM. Visitors are welcome between the hours of 4-6 PM. St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 122 2nd Street, Clyo, will hold a celebration of life on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. On Saturday, Mr. Goldwire will lie in state at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Service at Guyton’s Ferguson Cemetery. There will be no viewing after the eulogy. “Family Serving Families” is the motto of Smalls Funeral Home, Inc.