William A. “Bill” Godfrey

William A. “Bill” Godfrey

Services for William A. “Bill” Godfrey will be held Saturday, December 28, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Dr. Raymon Leake officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Mr. Godfrey, 69, of Meridian died Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Bill Godfrey was a go to man always listening and his advice was sincere and caring. He loved to fish and hunt but most of all he could hit a target. His aim was consistent and straight. Time with his family, wife, children and grandchildren was his passion and his life was built around their hopes, thoughts, and dreams. He retired after thirty years with Johnson Homes.

Survivors include his wife, Cricket Godfrey; children, Dawn Butz and husband John of Grapevine, Texas, Lori Bailey and husband Richard of Collinsville, Dana Montone and Joey Hollern of Meridian, Douglas Godfrey and wife Laurie of Jackson and Pumpkin; grandchildren, Sarah Beth Butz, Graham Butz, Nicholas Montone and Katherine Montone; brother-in-law Arthur Meacham and wife Rebecca; nieces and nephews Adrian Meacham, Heather Hovis, Shelton Meacham, Amy Barton, and Wesley Meacham.

He was preceded in death by his father, Alton Godfrey and mother, Wilda Godfrey.

Pallbearers will be Joey Hollern, Richard Bailey, Larry Johnson, Randall Johnson, Randall Davis and Jimmy Sides. Honorary pallbearer will be Howard McGee.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the doctors and nurses of Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center for the care given Mr. Godfrey. Also a special thanks to Regency Hospital for the wonderful care he received.

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at robertbarhamffh.com.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Bob Barham
Robert Barham Family Funeral Home


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