Donald Ray “Don” Godby
Donald Ray “Don” Godby, age 59, of Crestline, died Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Avita Ontario Hospital after a series of short illnesses.
Don was born March 20, 1959 in Shelby, the son of the late William H. and Edna L. (Adams) Godby. He was a 1977 graduate of Shelby High School. Don was an avid bowler and golfer. He loved his fast cars and throughout the years had several different ones including Corvettes and Porsches.
Don is survived by his fiancé, Pam Lynch, and her daughter: Kelsi (Jason) Kitzmiller all of Crestline; 2 sons: Joshua (Emily) Godby of Florida and Jeremy (Ashley) Godby of South Carolina; 8 grandchildren: August, Declan, and Castle Godby, Jackson Godby, Trinity Lynch, Zachary Hopewell, and Gunner and Hudson Kitzmiller; 6 siblings: Dorothy Maynard of WV, Opal Wulderk of FL, Mary (Jim) Kennedy of FL, Jim (Peggy) Godby of FL, Lucy Sigler of CA, and Sylvia (Mike) LeClair of Willard; a sister-in-law: Pat Godby; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Bob Godby, Bill Godby, and Tom Godby.
At Don’s request, calling hours and funeral services will not be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115. Care for Don and his family is being provided by Jake, Bob, and Catherine at the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby.
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