David Godfrey

August 18, 1954 ~ May 15, 2021 (age 66)

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Godfrey, David

Whitmore Lake, Michigan

His Legacy…David Carbeck Godfrey, 66, passed away May 15, 2021.  He was born on August 18, 1954, in Ann Arbor, Michigan to John Thomas Godfrey and Doris Mae (Carbeck) Godfrey. David married the love of his life, Julie Godfrey, on October 30, 1993, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  David was a lifelong catholic at Old Saint Patrick Parish and an arborist in the city of Ann Arbor for over 30 years. He loved his ’47 Chevy truck and his Harley Davidson motorcycle. David was all about bringing his family and friends together.

His Family… David will be missed by his wife, Julie; his children, Jason (Kerri) Godfrey, Melissa Godfrey; his step daughters, Andrea, Siobhan; his sister, Catherine Godfrey; 7 grandchildren, Tucker, Jack, Emma, Victoria, Alana, Clinton and Charlotte; and former spouse and friend, Susan Davey. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Daniel and Ricky.

His Farewell… David’s family and friends will gather Tuesday, June 8, 2021at 11:00am (10:00am gathering) for a Mass of Christian Burial at Old St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ann Arbor. Father Tom Wasilewski will serve as celebrant.  Please leave a message of comfort for David’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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Mass of Christian Burial
June 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Old St. Patrick Catholic Church (Whitmore Lake Road, Ann Arbor)

Please note
10:00am gathering