Homer Murphy Godfrey, age 82, of Sanford, NC, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021 at his home.
Mr. Godfrey was born in Lee County on February 18, 1939 to the late Cecero Lewis Godfrey and Jeannie Spivey Godfrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife Catherine Godfrey and brothers Charles Godfrey, Jack Godfrey and Fred Godfrey. He retired from the North Carolina Department of Corrections were he worked as a Captain at Central Prison in Raleigh. Mr. Godfrey also proudly served his Country in the US Army.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice Wolbeck; sons Kenneth Lee Godfrey and wife Tammy of Sanford and Homer Murphy Godfrey, Jr. of Sanford, daughter Vicky Godfrey Goldston of Sanford; brothers William Godfrey of Sanford, Harvey Godfrey and wife Jane of Sanford and Ike Godfrey and wife Carol of Sanford; sister Betty Lou Godfrey of Sanford; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM in the chapel with Rev. Josh Godfrey and Rev. Norm Monroe officiating. Burial will follow in Lee Memory Gardens.
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