Robert Godwin Sr: Funeral arrangements announced for the victim of the Facebook killer

Posted at 9:04 AM, Apr 19, 2017

The funeral for Robert Godwin Sr., the man who was gunned down by Facebook killer Steve Stephens, is scheduled for Saturday. 

Pastor Tony Williams confirmed to News 5 that the funeral will be held at River of Life Ministries on Lakeshore Boulevard in Euclid.

  • The public funeral at Euclid’s River of Life Church (24600 Lake Shore Blvd.) will begin with a wake from 10:00 am until 11:00am.
  • The funeral service will then begin at 11:00am and will be followed by a procession to Lake View Cemetery at 12316 Euclid Avenue, in Cleveland.

Funeral parking is available at the fenced-in lot at 23802 Lake Shore Blvd. as well as the side streets.

Godwin's murder sparked national headlines after he was shot by Steve Stephens while walking home from an Easter celebration. Stephens recorded the shooting and posted it on Facebook.

MORE: Cleveland Police: Steve Stephens dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound