James R. Godsey

Born: Fri., Jan. 11, 1957
Died: Sat., Sep. 30, 2017

There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the services

1:30 PM Wed., Oct. 04, 2017
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   James "Jimmy" R. Godsey, 60, of Quincy died Saturday (September 30, 2017) in his home.

   Born January 11, 1957 in Sherman, Texas, Jimmy was the son of James Alfred "Al" and (Jane Rochester Godsey.)

    Mr. Godsey proudly served his country in the United States Army for eight years in Germany.

    Jimmy was employed at Titan Wheel.

    Jimmy loved riding his 2001 Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide motorcycle. He also enjoyed listening to music. Jimmy appreciated his many friends, family members and coworkers, but his real passion was helping other people, especially other veterans.

   Survivors include a sister Linda Godsey of Quincy; two nephews Brent Korman (Shelby) of Quincy, Jade Korman and Hunter Korman. Keith Stewart (Anna) and Parker Stewart both of Springfield. Three daughters, Christina Kramer, JoAnna Godsey both of Olympia, WA and Stephanie Godsey (Stationed in San Angelo, TX United States Air Force); and a granddaughter Evelyn Godsey.

   Mr. Godsey was preceded in death by his mother Jean Whitfield Stringer (Roy Stringer).  

    Military Honors by the Quincy American Legion Post No. 37 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
   A celebration of Jimmy's life will be held at a later date.

   Memorials may be made to the Great River Honor Flight.

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Sue and John Brower
   Posted Tue October 03, 2017
We had the best of times and have many memories of our families growing up. You were quite a character (smile). God Bless. You will be missed and well remembered in my lifetime.

Randy Quick
   Posted Thu October 05, 2017
We wish to send our condolences to his family and particularly to his daughters on the loss of their father, we also want to thank Jimmy for his service to our country.
Randy an Brenda Quick, and Frances Godsey Dixon, Southmayd Texas

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