Roger Eugene Godsey

Roger Eugene Godsey, 74, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2020 in Fayetteville. He was born October 28, 1945, in Aurora, Missouri, to William Floyd Godsey and Velma Lucille Lawson Godsey. Roger served eight years in the United States Air Force, with three tours of duty in Vietnam. He retired from twenty years of Dental sales/office design and worked for then retired from the Post Office after ten years. He was dedicated to his family and enjoyed cooking. He was an exceptional bowler and a fan of Razorback football. He was also fond of gardening and kept his yard meticulously landscaped. Roger was a wonderful father, husband, brother, grandfather and friend; and will be greatly missed by many.

He is survived by four daughters, Natalie L. Swatsenberg and husband Daniel, Lynn Byrd and husband Chris, Kim Henderson, and Becky Bowlin and husband Paul; eleven grandchildren, Destiny Swatsenberg, Aidan Godsey, Alyssa Bowen, Alec Swatsenberg, Megan Byrd, Harper Henderson, Joshua McFarlane, Andrew McFarlane, Tim Leos, Nick Leos, and Dylan Leos; three great grandchildren, Jaden Bishop, Weston Bowen and A’Raya Blackburn; one brother, John Godsey and wife Becky.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon K. Godsey; his son, AJ Godsey; and sister, Norma Green.

A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 13, 2020 at Heritage Funeral Home.

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Susan Kelley
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Susan Kelley

We are so sorry for your loss.

Jerry & Roberta Goolsby
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Jerry & Roberta Goolsby

To Lynn, Chris and Megan,
Roberta and I have been praying for you, and will remember you on the 13th. Praying for God’s grace, comfort and peace as you lay Mr. Godsey to rest.

Love, Jerry & Roberta Goolsby

Carmela Colmerauer Kessinger
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Carmela Colmerauer Kessinger

I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great dad to you. I had a lot of fond memories of of him. He will be greatly missed.

Ralph Ezzell
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Ralph Ezzell

He was a great friend and a Dad figure for my Children. Love ya Roger.

Misty Nouzovsky
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Misty Nouzovsky

I sure loved that sweet man. I will miss him dearly. Love to all of you. ❤️

Paulette Sanders
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Paulette Sanders

Natalie I am so sorry for the loss of your father. May the Lord cover you with His peace and comfort at this time.

Dennis and Shirley Henderson
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Dennis and Shirley Henderson

We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Christa McKinney
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Christa McKinney

I always enjoyed working with Roger at the VA, he kept you on your toes as he always had a surprise Gotcha for you.
Prayers to all his family and friends.

Barbara Freeman
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Barbara Freeman

Roger was a wonderful person. Always enjoyed his conversations & hugs.

Donna Bloyed
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Donna Bloyed

So So Sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. Gilbert & I got to know Roger while my Mom was a resident at the VA Home. So enjoyed talking with him on our frequent visits and he always asked how my Mom was doing. Such a caring man. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Another Hero gone.

Becky Ulrich Miller
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Becky Ulrich Miller

Roger, was the best, he bowled with my dad for years and was like part of our family, he will be missed by many. Love you Roger RIP

Stacey Gabbard
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Stacey Gabbard

I am so sorry for your loss. I remember bowling with Roger and Sharon. I visited Roger shortly before the Covid lockdown. He was still as sweet as always. I am keeping his family and friends in my prayers