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Daughter pleads to suspect who shot and killed 74-year-old father: 'I ask that you please surrender. I forgive you' -

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The family of Robert Godwin, Sr. is sharing photos of their beloved father with FOX 8 News. Tonya Godwin-Baines, one of Godwin's daughters, told FOX 8's Jessica Dill, he was the father of 10 -- six girls and four boys. Godwin, 74 ...and more »

His murder was put on Facebook. But his family's message of forgiveness could be his legacy. - Washington Post

He was walking home from an Easter meal on Sunday when a man walked up to Robert Godwin Sr., asked him to say a name and then shot him in the head. To add to the horror, the killer recorded the shooting and uploaded it to Facebook. Thousands of people ...and more »

Robert Godwin Sr.'s family finds empathy in grief - WKYC-TV

Robert Godwin's sister Ruby spoke to WKYC Channel 3 on the day that her brother's murderer committed suicide. Author: Dawn Kendrick. Published: 12:12 AM EDT April 19, 2017. The worrying if Steve Stephens is going to strike again is over. But it's a ...and more »

Heslam: Daughter begs Facebook to not post mayhem - Boston Herald

'A WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL MAN': Tonya R. Godwin-Baines is seen with her father, Robert Godwin Sr., who was the victim of a deadly shooting caught on video and posted on Facebook on Easter Sunday. Placeholder image. ON THE RUN: Steve Stephens remains on ...and more »

Family and friends to pay tribute to Robert Godwin, Sr. Saturday -

EUCLID, Ohio -- The family of Robert Godwin Sr. will be saying their final goodbyes to a man they say was kind, gentle, and taught them the importance of forgiveness. "He didn't deserve this, he was such a wonderful, caring person," said Tonya R ...and more »

Support grows for family of Facebook murder victim -

CLEVELAND – While the family of Robert Godwin, Sr. prepares to say goodbye to the 74-year-old, whose murder was posted on the Facebook page of his killer, they said they are extremely grateful for the support they have received from people all over the ...and more »

Robert Godwin, Sr. Fund: Here is how you can help the family -

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A fund has been set up after the horrific loss of a beloved father of 10. Robert Godwin, Sr. was shot and killed on Easter Sunday in Cleveland. He's being remembered as a wonderful person who taught his entire family about ...and more »

Family of man murdered in Facebook video shows incredible profession of faith on CNN -

Family of man murdered in Facebook video shows incredible profession of faith on CNN The Godwin family showed incredible strength of faith in God after their father was murdered by a killer that posted the video on Facebook. Image Source: YouTube. 103 ...and more »

Children of Facebook Murder Victim Reached Past Pain with God-Message for Killer - CBN News

The children of the 74-year-old Cleveland man who was gunned down in a Facebook video over the weekend have forgiven their father's killer. Described as a gentle, God-fearing man with gray hair, Robert Godwin Sr. was out for a stroll on Easter Sunday ...and more »

Should We Overlook Robert Godwin's Transgressions Because He Was Murdered? - Blavity

According to many people, Robert Godwin was a good God-fearing man. The father of nine children and grandfather of fourteen was murdered in cold blood on Easter Sunday by a crazed Steve Stevens. On the surface, this is a tragedy of unspeakable measure ...and more »