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George William Godsey, 84

George William Godsey, 84

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.

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Shuler Funeral Home is assisting the family