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Michael "Mike" Godfrey
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Obituary for Michael "Mike" Godfrey

Michael “Mike” Godfrey, 69, of 203 Matthew Circle, Danville, Va., passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was born December 9, 1948, son of the late Maxine Rakes Godfrey and the late T.L. “Sonny” Godfrey, Jr. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Tommy Godfrey. He is survived by his wife Linda Godfrey. Born and raised with Christian Faith in Danville, Va., Mike retired as owner and operator of Triangle Appliance & Furniture. He also was a past owner of Triangle Restaurant.

In addition to his wife Linda, Mike is survived by his son, Brian and wife, Jamie, of Roanoke, Va.; sisters-in-law, Carole Walker, Janet Holley and husband, David Slayton; his nephews, Tom Godfrey and Clyde Walker, Jr.; his nieces, Gina Fox, Paula Myers, and Debra Brandon; as well as his faithful companion and beloved dog, Barkley Godfrey.

Mike lived his life to the fullest, enjoying his many passions and hobbies. His happiest times were spent around water, either at the beach or the lake. His Smith Mtn. Lake home was his favorite place to spend time with family, friends and his dogs. There he enjoyed his favorite outdoor activities, boating, fishing, and just sitting on the dock.

Mike also loved beach music, golf, woodworking, and history. He loved watching sports, especially his favorite teams, the New York Yankees and the Washington Redskins. He also enjoyed spending time watching his favorite detective shows.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Pastor Ryan Riley officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening, August 9, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel, and at other times at the residence.

Memorial donations may be made in his memory to God’s Storehouse, Raise The Roof Fund, 750 Memorial Drive, Danville, Va. 24541 (godsstorehouse.org).

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Godfrey family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

9

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Memorial Service

Friday

10

Aug

2:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540


Memorial Contribution

God's Storehouse

750 Memorial Drive
Danville, VA 24541
Raise The Roof Fund
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