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10/5/2019 5:06:00 PM
Charles Walter Godfrey
May 4, 1952 - October 3, 2019

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - Mr. Charles Walter Godfrey, 67, of Leonhardt Road, passed away on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at his residence.

Walter was born on May 4, 1952 in Lincoln County a son of Ruth Foster Godfrey of Cherryville and the late Charles Godfrey. He was an electrician and a farmer. Walter was a member of Bess Chapel United Methodist Church in Cherryville and was also an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Hull Godfrey and two brothers Robert and David Godfrey.

In addition to his mother, survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Jacki Godfrey of Cherryville; four grandchildren, Cadon Godfrey Hull, Brennan Godfrey, Mikayla Godfrey and Ryleigh Boggs of Cherryville; a sister Sarah Farmer and husband Eddie; a brother Wayne Godfrey and wife Judy; a sister-in-law, Barbara Godfrey all of Cherryville, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 3 p.m. at Bess Chapel United Methodist Church with Pastor Alice Day and Rev. Jeff Hull officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Bess Chapel United Methodist Church c/o Linda Towery, 2357 Bess Chapel Church Road, Cherryville, NC 28021.

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Godfrey family.

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