He graduated from Midview High School in 1972 and was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a truck driver for more than 30 years and retired in 2007. Mr. Godfrey was a member of the Church of the Open Door in Elyria. He enjoyed camping, nature photography and model railroads. He also enjoyed golfing and bowling.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Janet (nee White); daughter, Kristen Godfrey; sons, Joshua and Aaron Godfrey, all of Elyria; and his beloved terrier Wheatley.
Memorial Services will be Monday, July 29, 2013 at 1 P.M. at Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville. Rev. Brian Gardiner will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Fields Cemetery, North Ridgeville.
Memorial contributions may be made at CommStar Credit Union to Joshua Godfrey for the benefit of Paul Godfrey.