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Obituaries » Robert Allen Godfrey

Robert Allen Godfrey, of Warrenton, departed this life surrounded by family on Sunday, July 29, in Haymarket.

He began his earthly journey 74 years ago on Wednesday, February 9, 1944, in Midland. Bobby was the fourth of four children born to the late Gilbert Green Godfrey and Margaret Louise Cook Godfrey.

Educated in Fauquier County schools, he was a graduate of Cedar Lee High School in Bealeton. While trained early in life to residential construction through his father’s contracting business, Bobby chose another career path and became a U.S. Uniformed Secret Service Officer in Washington, D.C., serving under Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan. After many years of service, he retired from this career.
Bobby leaves to mourn his passing his loving and devoted wife, Jo Ellen McCoy Godfrey. Four children also survive, Karen Godfrey Hofmann, Robert Godfrey Jr., Jean Godfrey Rose and Lisa Godfrey Jenkins. One stepson, Eric Cotton, and his family are too mourning Bob’s passing. Bobby leaves seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. His only sister, Peggy Godfrey Rector, survives as well. Deanna Roush, a dear family friend who has been close by for Bob’s journey through his final illness, is left to mourn his passing, too.
In addition to his parents, Bobby was preceded in death by his two brothers, Dudley and Tommy. Twin daughters also predeceased him.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, August 2, when the service will begin Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment will take place at Warrenton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 124 Park St., SE, Vienna, Virginia 22180.

Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com.
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