Kenneth L. Godfrey Sr.


PENNSBORO — Kenneth L. Godfrey Sr., 84, of the Lynn Camp Community near Pullman, passed away on April 3, 2018 in the early hours of the morning. He was born Feb. 7, 1934 to Foster Snow Godfrey and Lettie Mae (Yeager) Godfrey at Bower, in Braxton County.

Mr. Godfrey was a veteran of the U.S. Navy from August through December of 1954. He spent his life as a hard working farmer and laborer. He had worked in National Electric wire plant of Ambridge, Pa., Colonial Steel in Monaco, Pa., worked for Goff Bros. moving houses, Ames shovel plant in Parkersburg, B&O Railroad, Stalnaker Drilling, Dept. of Highways in Ellenboro, for Laborer’s Local 984 out of Clarksburg, and for Kenton Meadows Pipe Line. He was an avid fisherman and greatly enjoyed hunting, riding his four-wheeler and tractor, being a farmer, and he simply never met a stranger.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Edith Mae Godfrey; one son, Kenneth L. Godfrey Jr. (Veronica) of Flemington; two daughters, Kathryn E. Stutler (Greg) of Clay, and Gail L. Jameson (Don) of Cairo; eight grandchildren, Christopher Stutler (Brittany), Michelle Klimas (Graig), Cheryl Frazier, Theresa Hartness, Christina Smith (Chase), Stephen Godfrey (Elizabeth), Jessica Hager (Kyle), and Matthew Cottrill; one sister, Marlene Caldwell of Spencer; 13 great-grandchildren, one surrogate granddaughter, Kenda Godfrey, and three surrogate great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Randall Stephen Godfrey, four sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services were 2 p.m., Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro. Burial will follow in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery near Pullman. Visitation was from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, at the funeral home.

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