George William Godsey

February 15, 1933 - August 4, 2017
George William Godsey

George William Godsey, 84, of Hendersonville passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at Mission Hospital in Asheville.

Born in Sloan, IA he was a son of the late Curtis West Godsey and Maggie Mae Fletcher Godsey.  He was also preceded in death by his brother, Clifford Godsey.

George was a veteran of the US Army.  Before retiring, he was employed by GE for 34 years.  George was an active member of the Masons for 60 years, belonging to the Attica Lodge #502 A.F. & A.M. in Iowa, Kedron Lodge #387 A.F. & A.M. in Hendersonville, Shriners International, and The Eastern Star, Hendersonville Chapter #61.  George enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and the ROMEO crowd (Retired Old Men Eating Out).  Since 1968, he had been a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Bonnie P. Godsey; son, Grant Godsey of Mill Spring; daughter, LeAnn Godsey of Etowah; grandchildren, Karisma, Randa, Piper, River, Gunnar, Archer, and Nikolas; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna Koenig, Dorothy Redmond and Rosemary Hansen; and brother, Richard Godsey and wife, Pam; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Tuesday, August 8 at Trinity Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Mark Stanley officiating.  The body will lie in state one hour prior to the service. Burial with Military and Masonic Honors will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

To offer online condolences, please visit shulerfuneralhome.com.

Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family

 

 

 


Service

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
2:00 PM

Trinity Presbyterian Church - Directions
900 Blythe Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Burial

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
3:30 PM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Trinity Presbyterian Church - Directions
900 Blythe Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • August 05, 2017
    Carl Taylor says:
    I am a G E Retiree and T got acquainted with George through our working years wit G.E. Since our retirement George and I would often eat lunch together with our G.E. Romeos . I always enjoyed his company , Death leaves a heartache no one can heal Love leaves a memory no one can steal .

  • August 05, 2017
    James A. Osteen Jr. says:
    Knew George from working at G.E. many years. He will be missed.

  • August 06, 2017
    Sandra MacKendrick Camp says:
    Bonnie-I'm so very sorry to hear of George's passing. Our prayers are with you and the family.

  • August 06, 2017
    Roland and Lois Hoots says:
    Bonnie and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers in the passing of your loved one. We thought a lot of Bro. George and enjoyed being with him. He will be missed by all who knew him. May God comfort and bless you.

  • August 06, 2017
    Bill Stakias says:
    My wife and I send our condolences to George's wife and family. I had the honor of working with George on many Shrine and Masonic projects. It was a pleasure to know him. He was an outstanding man.