Willard Lynn Godbey, 71, of Flaherty, KY passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY.
SFC (RET) Godbey was a veteran of the Vietnam War having served twenty two years with the United States Army. He was also retired from the United States Postal Service after 15 years, and was a member of the D.A.V.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Parton & Nannie Godbey; two brothers, Wilbert Godbey, Lawarnce Parton; one sister, Mary Schwab.
His loving wife of 37 years, Kay Godbey of Flaherty, KY; two sons, Daniel Godbey of Gilbert, AZ, Kenneth Thompson (Stephanie) of Flaherty, KY; one daughter, Rebecca Robinson (Darius) of Queen Creek, AZ; seven grandchildren, Galen Robinson, Kaiden Robinson, Evelyn Robinson, Ronan Robinson, Zachary Dowell, Destiny Thompson, Adam Thompson; three brothers, James Parton, Harold Parton, Jerome Parton; and a host of extended family & friends.
Visitation will be from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday and after 10:00 AM Friday at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY.
Funeral services for Mr. Godbey will be held at 11:30 AM, Friday, May 10, 2019 at Chism Family Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY with Pastor Edward Parton officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.