James Ray Godby


MUNCIE [mdash] James Ray Godby, 73, of Muncie, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Ball Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1945, to the late James and Evelyn (White) Godby.
James worked as a truck driver for most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army for a period of time before starting his family. James was always smiling and did not know a stranger. He spent his free time watching westerns, football, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren. He loved to feed coffee to his horses on summer mornings. He was a wonderful father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
James is survived by his children, David Godby (Heather), Lori Bell (Corey), and Jason Godby (Ashley); grandchildren, Dalton, Ethan, Aubrey, Samantha (Michael), Megan, Sarah, Xavier, Brittiny (Tanis), Sabrina, Jaylen, and Dallas; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Don, Dan, Dean, Timmy, Evey, Faye, Sherry, and Darlene; Brenda Hiday, the mother of his children; stepchildren, Missy, Scott, Terry, Dustin, and Renee; and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Feb. 22, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at Central Community Chapel, 1004 Indiana Ave., Anderson.
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