January 29, 2023

A Time To Be Born: Courtney Theoppolius Goldwire was born on May 5, 1981 to Dr. Franklin and Cheryl Goldwire. He was succeeded by maternal grandparents Jesse and Rebecca Roberts, paternal grandfather Rubin Goldwire Sr., uncles Jesse Bernard Roberts, Bishop Reginald Roberts, Moses Goldwire, aunts Dr. Brenda Lovett and Christola Stewart, a cousin of Dr. Ramona Lovett and a nephew preceded Franklin Whitney Goldwire, Jr.

A Time To Know God: He joined the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church at a young age. He sang in the choir of the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church.

A Time To Live: He attended the Effingham County School System public schools and took part in the percussion section of the marching band. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Argosy University. He met and married his high school sweetheart, Patrice Davis. This blessed union brought with them a son, Bryce. He was a member of Widows and Sons Lodge No. 396 in Guyton, Georgia. He served as a Federal Correctional Officer at the Federal Correctional Institute of Estill, South Carolina for over ten years. He also worked for several years as an assistant sheriff at the Effingham Sheriff’s Office and at Effingham County Prison as a correctional officer.

A time to rest: On Monday, January 16, 2023, at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia, God called Courtney from birth to a reward.

A Time To Love: Courtney “Corkscrew” leaves his devoted family who will miss his calm smile, composure, cool relaxed demeanor, kind and supportive soul. Among those who will mourn are his seventeen-year-old wife, Mrs. Patrice Michelle Goldwire, and a son who will miss him dearly: Bryce Connor Goldwire, both of Guyton, Georgia; his parents dr. 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; Latoya J. Jones (Anthony) of Guyton, Georgia; Roderick L. Jefferson (Monica) of Pooler, Georgia; Mimi Hayes (Nate) from Guyton, Georgia; grandmother: Thelma Goldwire of Clyo, Georgia; Father-in-law: John Davis and Mother-in-law: Joyce “Baby” Davis, both from Clyo, Georgia Sisters-in-law: Casey Davis, Tsgt USAF, from Warner Robbins, Georgia, Rena D. Cole (Herman, Chief, USN) Fallon, Nevada.

Brother-in-law: Johndrill Davis (Natalie) Fallon, Nevada; Minister Ricky Davis (Amber) Canton, Georgia; Jonathan Davis, Cloo, Georgia; Aunts: Ruth N. Goldwire of Cleo, Georgia; Dorothy Davis (Ricardo) of Savannah, Georgia; Flores Grimes of Athens, Georgia; Sheila Thompson of Guyton, Georgia; Uncle: Rubin Goldwire (Grace) of Savannah, Georgia; Minister John A. Goldwire (Eva) of Cleo, Georgia; JoeNathan Goldwire (Wanda) from Spartanburg, South Carolina; Kelvin A. Goldwire of Savannah, Georgia; Wayne E. Roberts (Chante) of Huntersville, North Carolina, John K. Roberts of Warrensville, Ohio; a niece who was like a daughter: Karie Scott (Mark) of Jacksonville, Florida, and a whole host of special family members: a goddaughter, godchild, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and colleagues.

A visit was held on January 20 at the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 724 Central Blvd, Guyton.

A celebration of life was held on January 21 at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Cloyo.

Burial Service Ferguson Cemetery, Guyton.

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