Jeffrey E. Godfrey Sr., age 64, of Bishopville, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at Coastal Hospice at The Lake in Salisbury with his family by his side.
He was born in Salisbury and was the son of Dorothy B. Taylor Godfrey and the late Everett B. Godfrey Jr.
Jeff was a life-long farmer and also worked for George Phillips for 30 years and the Hastings Funeral Home for many years. He was a 40-year member of the Bishopville Volunteer Fire Department where he held several positions over the years. He was an avid hunter and Nascar fan.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy B. Godfrey of Bishopville; a son, Jeffrey E. Godfrey Jr. of Bishopville; a daughter, Rita S. Godfrey of Bishopville; a sister, Lisa A. Nugent and her husband, Todd of Bishopville; three grandchildren, Austin Godfrey, Emily Godfrey and Ruby Windsor; a niece, Chelsea West; his uncle and aunts, Donald and Patricia Godfrey, Alberta Godfrey and Lois Perdue.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, George and Erma Taylor and paternal grandparents, Everett and Clara Godfrey.
A Celebration of Life will be held from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at Bishopville Vol. Fire Dept., Station 2 on St. Martin’s Neck Road in Bishopville. The family would like everyone to dress casual and wear something camouflage.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 100 Painters Mill Road, Suite 800, Owings Mills, Md. 21117.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.hastingsfuneralhome.net.