WY: Former CAMC chief executive dies on hunting trip
October 31, 2010
A former Charleston Area Medical Center chief executive died while
hunting elk in Wyoming, family members confirmed Sunday.
Philip Goodwin, who served as chief executive officer of CAMC for nearly
20 years, died of natural causes, according to his son, Grey.
"It's all fresh to us," Grey said. "It's been less than 24 hours."
Hunters found Goodwin near a tree stand he had set up in the woods.
Goodwin went on the trip with a guide, but they apparently were stationed in
different places when he died, Grey said.
"He was doing what he loved to do," Grey said.
Goodwin retired from CAMC in 2000. He was 70. Funeral arrangements were
Return to Hunting Accident Index
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material
whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe
that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes
a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section
107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted
material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must
obtain permission from the copyright owner.