LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Gerald Alton Goodwin, a former Angelina County DA and district judge, died at the age of 76 Wednesday.
Judge Bob Inselmann with the 217th Judicial District court confirmed that Goodwin died around 1 p.m. Wednesday. Inselmann said that Goodwin had been in hospice care for the last few weeks.
Goodwin had been serving as a sitting judge on felony Angelina County cases for a number of years. In the past, Goodwin has served as the 159th Judicial District Judge. He also served as the Angelina County District Attorney.