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Wayne Godfrey

December 28, 1957 — December 9, 2023


Wayne Godfrey


Robert Wayne Godfrey, 65, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at his residence with his family by his side.


He was born in Gaston County, North Carolina on December 28, 1957 and is the son of the late Robert Richard Godfrey and Geraldine Jenkins Godfrey and was also preceded in death by his grandson, Ronnie Godfrey, Jr. and a brother, Vernon Godfrey.


Wayne was a special auto mechanic for over 15 years. He enjoyed working on cars. He also enjoyed eating; he had a bottomless pit for eating. He was a devoted family man. Robert was also a dedicated carrier at the Gaston Gazette for 4 years.


Wayne is survived by his wife of 45 years, Debra Mooneyham Godfrey; his children, Ronnie Godfrey, Amanda Tyson (Michael), Hope Godfrey, grandchildren, Cearra Isenhour, Haley Godfrey, Zaine Isenhour, Gabriel Isenhour, Cameron Godfrey, Kyria Tyson, Chelsey Godfrey, Izac Isenhour, Wyatt Godfrey and Brantley Godfrey; 1 great grandson, Ezekiel Isenhour; sisters Susan Crotts and Sandra Moore; special son, Mikey J Crotts and his kids, Kadin and Maverick Crotts.


The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 13th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home.


Funeral Services will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 14th at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Reverend Willie Cobb officiating.


Burial will be at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC.


Pallbearers will be Ronnie Godfrey, Cody Crotts, Michael Tyson, Tim Bo Perkins, Steven Isenhour and Kenny Banks.


Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, NC (704) 864-5144 is serving the family.



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