William E. Godbey

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William E. Godbey, 91, of Yosemite, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born in Cincinnati, OH on April 5, 1927 a son of the late Wallace and Sadie Elva McAninch Godbey.
William was a Retired Post Master, U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran of WWII, Member and Deacon of Middleburg Baptist Church, Former Sunday School Teacher, Former Co-Owner of Coffey's Store, Member of The Gideon's International, Kentucky Colonel, Graduate of Middleburg High School, Learned his baking skills while in the military and was well known for his chocolate pies. He loved golfing, hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking and baking.
Survivors include: his spouse: Pauline Estes Godbey; daughter: Linda (Jerry) Hamilton, of Liberty; son: Paul William Godbey, of Yosemite; three grandchildren: Cedric Allen and (Melinda) Hamilton, Sadie Katherine Godbey and Allen Payne Godbey; and two great-grandchildren: Lily Grace Hamilton and Landon Graham Hamilton.
Visitation was held from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 21, at Bartle Funeral Home Chapel and will be after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, at Middleburg Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held 1 p.m. Aug. 22, at Middleburg Baptist Church. Rev. Keith Bowling officiating. Burial will in the Middleburg Cemetery with Military Rites by the Casey County Honor Guard.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Gideon's International or the Middleburg Baptist Church Building Fund P.O. Box 83 Middleburg, KY 42541
Online condolences may be expressed at www.bartlefuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Casey County News on Aug. 22, 2018
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