David Lynn Godfrey
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Private graveside service for Mr. David Lynn Godfrey, 70, of Hokes Bluff, was held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Rainbow Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Godfrey passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. and Jean Godfrey; and his mother- and father-in-law, Hoyt and Margaret Mullins.
Left to cherish his memories are his wife of 38 years, Louise "Shorty" Godfrey; children, Cindy McGinnis (Todd), Leslie Giardelli (Nick), Davy Godfrey and Steve Johnson (Vonda); nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren who were the joys of his life; brothers, Boddy Godfrey (Julia) and Paul Godfrey (Patsy); sisters-in-law, Mattye Pearson and Edna Earle Henson; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Godfrey loved serving his church. He was a member of Union #3 Baptist Church, Hokes Bluff Masonic Lodge, and the Red Elephant Club. He also loved going to Jack's in Hokes Bluff for the "Round Table." He retired from Goodyear. He served in the National Guard for 32 years. He was the owner of D&S Grocery. He was always ready to give a big Roll Tide. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed.
The family will host a memorial service at a later date.
Online condolences may be left to the family at ghbfuneralhome.com.
Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home, "Our Family Serving Your Family"

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Published in The Gadsden Times on Aug. 6, 2020.
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August 13, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Ronald Mayben
August 10, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of David’s passing. David, was a good friend, and will be greatly missed. Shorty and family you are in our prayers!!!
Roll Tide my friend!!!
Rolan Jackson
August 8, 2020
Praying God will show you His love through caring friends, comforting memories, and moments of peace...
Praying He will give you whatever your heart needs most right now.
"Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."
With much Love and Prayer,
Masonic Brother Butch Tumlin
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