Joseph Aaron Godbey, Sr.

February 18, 1931 - December 16, 2016
Joseph Aaron Godbey, Sr.

Joseph Aaron Godbey Sr passed away Friday December 16, 2016.  He was 85 years old.

Joesph Aaron Godbey Sr. was a simple man. He loved God, his family and Food. Aaron influenced so many people in his life. He was a pastor and taught literacy classes in the local prison. He also worked with the blind to help them get employment. He was a hard working man and had a passion for airplanes. He loved making model planes. He was truly a great man who will be missed. We love you and enjoy your spring and forever flowing water. He left behind two children, daughter Starr Meadows and son Joesph Aaron Godbey Jr. He also left behind a daughter in law Deborah Godbey and two grandchildren Faith Stoltz and Krystal Godbey.

Services are as follows:  Visitation will be at 7 pm Tuesday December 20, 2016 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403. Graveside service will be at 3 pm Wednesday December 21, 2016 at Greenlawn Memorial Park 1311 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington NC 28411.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403  910.791.9099.


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  • December 17, 2016
    Luisa M Flores says:
    My name is Luisa Flores and I am a Jehovah's Witnesses. Although there are no words that can take away the pain of your loss be assured that Jehovah our God and Father is with you and will help you through your pain. I'd like to share with you Jehovah's promise for the dead. I found these scriptures helpful with my father passed recently.. Acts 24:15, John 5:28,29 and Rev. 21:1-4