SANFORD — Harold Wayne Godfrey Sr., 81, of Sanford, passed away Tuesday (11/23/21) at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

He was born in Lee County on Aug. 24, 1940, to Glen Godfrey and Nettie Spivey Godfrey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Danny Lee Godfrey, Jr.; and several brothers. Mr. Godfrey worked many years as a vinyl siding installer and contractor. He enjoyed hunting and being with his family.

Harold is survived by his loving wife, Treva Salmon Godfrey; daughter, Tammy Godfrey Overton and husband, Ben of Sanford; four sons Wayne Godfrey, Jr. and wife, Kim of Sanford, Danny Godfrey and wife, Michelle of Sanford, David Godfrey and wife, Nikki of Broadway and Shane Godfrey of Sanford; brothers G.W. Godfrey and wife, Shirley of Seven Lakes, Ralph Godfrey and Brenda of Winston-Salem and Eddie Godfrey and wife, Teresa of Sanford, a sister, Doris Swain; grandchildren Thea Sasser and Brian, Jason Van Wayne Godfrey, Bobby Chad Godfrey, Teah Mouzakes and Jeremy, Dexter Ryan Godfrey, Taylor Paige Godfrey, Addyson Leigh Godfrey; great-grandchildren Brianna Crowder and Dillon, Leah Sasser, Braylen Mouzakes, Dani Lee Mouzakes and great-great-grandchildren Leanna Crowder and Marshall Crowder.

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday at Solid Rock Community Church with Pastors Brad Marona, Ralph Smith and Vernon Riggins officiating. Burial follows at Center United Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours before the funeral service at the church and other times at the family home.

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