Mechanic 02


July 19, 1952 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 67)

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Donald Ray “Don” Godbey, age 67, of Athens, died Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the home of his daughter, Stephanie.

Don was born in Charleston, WV to the late Glen and Eadie Mooneyhan Godbey. He was a former resident of Chicago, Il, before moving to Athens over 40 years ago. Don was a mechanic and was formerly associated with Maxi – Muffler.  He was an avid photographer, an excellent bowler, and had a deep love for music.

Don is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Martin and Doug White, of Athens

Two sons,

Ryan Godbey and wife, Rhonda of Memphis

Aaron Godbey of Athens

Two grandchildren, Dylan Bogle and Katlyn Bogle

Two brothers, Mark Godbey and “Woody” Godbey

A Celebration of Don’s life will take place at 6:00 pm Thursday, October 31, 2019, at Ziegler Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm Thursday at Ziegler Funeral Home.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or celebration, please sign the online registry at:

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Donald Ray “Don” Godbey.

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October 31, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Memorial Service
October 31, 2019

6:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

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