Michael Lee “Big Mike” Godwin

August 17, 2015

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Michael Lee "Big Mike" Godwin

Michael Lee “Big Mike” Godwin, a widely known and beloved member of the Durham, North Carolina charter of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club died about 4:45 p.m. on August 13 in Durham when his motorcycle was struck by a truck driven by Jonathan A. Gonzalez Lopez. Godwin was travelling east on Geer Street when Lopez, who had been travelling west made an illegal left turn into Godwin. Lopez was charged with misdemeanor death by motor vehicle.

Big Mike Godwin was born in Durham. He was a 1975 graduate of Durham High School. He worked in chemical logistics and MotoWash sales for a company called Carolina Pride Carwash Systems & Solutions in Roxboro, North Carolina and he lived in Stem, North Carolina.

He is survived by his son, Nick Godwin.

Rommel Harley-Davidson in Durham will hold a Benefit Bike Night for Big Mike this Wednesday, August 19 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. All proceeds will go to helping the family with his funeral expenses.

There will be a memorial service this Saturday, August 22, at 11 a.m. at the Fellowship Baptist Church, 515 Southerland Street in Durham. Following that service there will be a benefit lunch at Crazy Shots Billiards, 668 N. Churton Street in Hillsborough.

Big Mike Godwin turned 59 last month. Many men loved and respected him.

He died in the saddle.

Requiscat In Pace


57 Responses to “Michael Lee “Big Mike” Godwin”

  1. vlad Says:

    illegal aliens and their shitty truck driving skills.

  2. Hellion Says:

    Hellion says to Durham. You sound like a fukn dick sukr. I’m sure you are I bet you sukn Yankee dick now. You fukn pussy

  3. Durham Says:

    Hellion ain’t nothing but another pussy talking shit over social media , and probably being that you’re more than likely a cop or another bike club pissed off because you nor anyone you know has the balls, talent, nor loyalty to become what those guys are.

  4. Hellion Says:

    Well. HA. Durham got new president Name Yankee. Or should I say skankee. Beware is a. Fag. Dresses up in women’s clothes Big. Poser. A joke. Big. Backstabber. Big. Punk. Joke in the biker world He is sex offender of little boys He don’t go anywhere because he is to scared.

  5. Jim666 Says:

    In case anyone gets Full Throttle magazine there’s a real good article about Mike in the new issue

  6. Flathead Says:

    Yea a misdemeanor because it’s our fault for riding, I guess they think. Same thing just happened to a rider here. Bullshit.

  7. Arizona Pride Says:

    RIP…wtf…a misdemeanor…really? That’s it? Guess killing people on bikes means almost literally nothing. Hope he’s riding hard upstairs.

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