Timothy John Godfrey, 75-year-old rural Miami resident, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at his home. He was born on June 18, 1945 in Poughkeepsie, New York to John and Mary (Henderson) Godfrey. Tim worked for Eagle-Picher Technologies as a Regional Sales Manager promoting Lithium Batteries. On June 26, 1998 he married his wife Carolyn (Barger) in Joplin. Together they ran Godfrey’s Rustic Cabins on Spring River east of Miami. Tim was an active member of the Southern Hills Baptist Church in Miami. Tim really enjoyed building and remodeling projects, including church and church campground repairs, and updating.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Katherine Lint.
The family includes; his wife Carolyn of the home, children, Jed Godfrey (Brittany) of Sullivan, Missouri, Lysa Smith (Eric) of Haven, Kansas, Carri Burrow of Coweta, Henry Burrow (Melanie) of Miami, Karen Grace of Melissa, Texas, Kathy McKinley of Valrico, Florida; brother, Claude Godfrey of Wichita, Kansas, sisters, Teresa Vining of New York and Mary Sandoval of Wichita, Kansas, fourteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The celebration of life service will be held on a date to be named later and safer date. Online condolences may be made at www.highsmithfh.com or on the funeral home Facebook page. Arrangements are under the care of the Burckhalter-Highsmith Funeral and Cremation Service of Vinita.
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Timothy J. Godfrey
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