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Jimmy Leon Godfrey

January 28, 1946 June 23, 2019
Jimmy Leon Godfrey
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Obituary for Jimmy Leon Godfrey

Roper Funeral Home and Crematory
206 Holly St
Jasper, GA 30143
(706) 253-7500
(706) 253-0040
www.roperfuneralhome.com

Jimmy Leon Godfrey, age 73, of Jasper, passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 in Smyrna, Georgia. He was born January 28, 1946 to Herman and Helen Godfrey in Cherokee County.

Jimmy proudly served in the Vietnam War from 1969 through 1970. After he was discharged from the Army he worked in construction until his retirement. Jimmy had a passion for fishing and a hobby of building and selling his bird houses.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Godfrey of Jasper; daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Alan Morris of Jasper; grandchildren, Lily Morris of Jasper and Luke Morris of Jasper. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Helen and Herman Godfrey.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Kathy Howard officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Forest Memorial Park.

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home, Monday, June 24, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

The family will accept flowers or you may make donations in Jimmy's honor to DAV Chapter 47 of the Disabled American Veterans in care of Michael O'Rear; 575 Philadelphia Drive; Jasper, Georgia 30143.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory.

Online condolences may be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com.



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Visitation

Monday

24

Jun

5:00 PM 6/24/2019 5:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 6/24/2019 9:00:00 PM
Roper Funeral Home and Crematory

206 Holly Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Roper Funeral Home and Crematory
206 Holly Street Jasper 30143 GA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

25

Jun

9:00 AM 6/25/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/25/2019 10:30:00 AM
Roper Funeral Home and Crematory

206 Holly Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Roper Funeral Home and Crematory
206 Holly Street Jasper 30143 GA
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

25

Jun

11:00 AM 6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
Roper Funeral Home Chapel

206 Holly Street
Jasper, GA 30143

Roper Funeral Home Chapel
206 Holly Street Jasper 30143 GA
United States
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