Herman E. Godwin, 87, of Newport, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at his home.

Herman E. Godwin, 87, of Newport, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at his home.

He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict in 1951, receiving a Purple Heart. He was a member of the Anchor Masonic Lodge of Key West, Fla.

Memorial will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City.

He is survived by one daughter, Theresa Godwin of Arlington, Va; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.