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Monday, May 10, 2004

David Godsey, 68, of Rosedale, Ind., died May 8, 2004, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Oct. 1, 1935, in Freedom, Ind., he was the son of Edward and Elizabeth Crabb Godsey.

Following high school, he entered the Army.

On Feb. 18, 1958, he married Dorothy Clegg. She survives.

He worked as a butcher, first at Home Packing in Terre Haute; later he retired from Spendal Meats in Clinton.

He was a member of American Legion Post 48 in Rockville.

Survivors include his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, Herschel and Tina Godsey and Allen and Cindy Godsey, all of Brazil; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Jim Brickey of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Lisa and David Crafton of Center Point; seven grandchildren, Annie Brickey, Amanda Gouckenour and husband, Steve, Candace and David Godsey, Jessica Crafton and fiance Josh Hann, Zachery and Chad Godsey; six great-grandchildren, Maklia Whitten, Taylor Cooksey, Jayden Godsey, Jesse Gouckenour, Nicky Gouckenour and Braden Godsey; a sister, Dorothy Nevins of Brazil; several nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Howard, Nelson, James and Gene Godsey; and a sister, Loretta Brown.

At his request, cremation will take place and there will be no services.

French Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.