In Memory

Lyndell "Corky" Godfrey

From Carmichael-Whatley Obituary:

Lyndell Dean “Corky” Godfrey, 75, of Pampa, Texas went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 25, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Corky was born February 4, 1944 to Ralph and Nadine Burger Godfrey in Pratt, Kansas.  On February 17, 2001 he married Vivian Malone at First Baptist Church in Pampa where they have been happily married for 18 years.

Corky graduated from Wayland Baptist University and was highly invested in supporting the “Walk to Emmaus” retreats.  He was a project engineer for Celanese, transferring to Pampa, from Houston, in the late 1970’s.  He retired in 2000 after 35 years of employment at Celanese.  He also did contract work for Open Range Engineering until 2009.  Corky was also a strong Republican and proud of it.  He married his first wife Sheila Terrell and they had two children together.  Later, he married his second wife Linda Madonia with her two children, until she preceded him in death.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and loved woodworking, traveling, fishing and being around his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Nadine Godfrey, two brothers, Jim and Darrell Godfrey, and a daughter, Jennifer Colleen Malone, in 1992.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian Godfrey of Pampa; his children, Kent Godfrey of Dallas, Kayla Fields of Deer Park, Greg Malone and wife Jeanine of Pampa;, Kala Fields of Deer Park, Tammie Keough of Schenectady, New York, and Donna Corbin of Denver, Colorado; a sister, Cherie Fields Payne of Weatherford, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Kirbee Fields Gunter, Michael Keough and wife Emily of Amarillo, Kristen McNeaney and husband Brian, Kira Steverson and husband RJ, all of Schenectady, New York, Cody Corbin and wife Kacey and Haley Corbin, all of Denver, Colorado, Tyler Malone and wife Ramie of Pampa, and Avery Malone of Amarillo; and five great-grandchildren, Brinlee, Madison, Conner, Wyatt, Reagan, and Gracelyn.