Thomas Earl Godfrey passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was a man of kindness and strength, who squeezed out of life every opportunity and experience he could - learning and loving every step of the way. Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late Earl and Mae Belle Godfrey.
Mr. Godfrey was a devoted family man who enjoyed spending time with friends, woodworking, boating, and golf. He was a member of the Walden Masonic Lodge, a Hejaz Shriner, and a member of Disciples United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife, Marian, he is survived by five daughters, Donna Godfrey, (David Simpson), Cathy Bamji (Cyrus), Tracy Godfrey-O’Ree (Lloyd), Ann Shaleuly, and Laura Stockdell (John); seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Alcie Ward.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janice W. Godfrey.
A visitation will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 from 12:15 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Southeast followed by the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Burial will take place in Graceland East Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Office of Development, Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605. *Note In Memory of Tom Godfrey. Please specify Shriners Hospital, Greenville, SC to keep money local.
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