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Jeffrey John Godbold

Birth Date: August 20, 1980
Death Date: August 28, 2018

Jeffrey “Jeff” Godbold, age 38, of Hesperia, CA passed away on August 28, 2018. He will be dearly missed.

Jeff was born August 20, 1980 in Marquette, MI. to parents Thomas A. Godbold and Cynthia M. Cook. Jeff grew up in Eaton Rapids, MI and worked in the construction and industrial trades before joining the Navy as an Electrician’s Mate. Jeff was honorably discharged from the Navy in 2016 and went to work in the private sector.

He had a passion for learning how things worked and working with his hands. Jeff would frequently be found in his workshop tearing something mechanical apart, welding, working on a car, or laboring away on a new project. Jeff was quick to make friends, was an easy conversationalist, and was quick with a joke.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Diana; parents and step parents; Thomas Godbold, Sue Godbold, Cynthia Cook and Michael Cook; grandmother, Louise Godbold; brother Kevin Godbold; step-brothers, Jason Cook and Josh Cook; many uncles, aunts, cousins, in-laws, nieces and nephews; and countless friends.

Funeral services will be held on September 18th, at 10 a.m. at Clairemont Mortuary located at 4266 Mt. Abernathy, San Diego, CA 92117. Burial at Miramar National Cemetery will directly follow the ceremony.

In lieu of flowers, Jeff’s family requests that you consider a donation to The Humane Society of the United States.

September 17, 2018
2:00 pm
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Clairemont Mortuary Chapel
4266 Mt. Abernathy Avenue San Diego, CA 92117
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September 18, 2018
10:00 am
Clairemont Mortuary Chapel
4266 Mt. Abernathy AVe San Diego, CA 92117
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Committal Service
September 18, 2018
12:30 pm
Miramar National Cemetery
San Diego, CA
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  1. Condolences to the family. There is nothing more difficult in life to face than death. The Bible gives us all a hope for the future. Your loved one worked well with his hands. Look at a promise from the Bible regarding our work. Isaiah 65:22 says ,”They will not build for someone else to inhabit, nor will they plant for others to eat. For the days of my people will be like the days of a tree. And the work of their hands my chosen ones will enjoy to the full.”

    May the God who made these promises comfort you during this time.

  2. A great man

    Written by: Praxair Western Customer Service

    We knew him for just a few years and we will always cherish those memories. An upstanding man, an amazing human being. It has been our privilege and pleasure to have worked with Jeff. He is already sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife and family.

  3. In our prayers

    Written by: Carol Freer

    To Tom and Cindy and your extended families. So sorry for your loss and you’re in our prayers. I remember the good times at Boy Scouts and Baseball games. Jason and Jeff were on same team coached by Tom. Try to remember the good times , because life goes so fast. You friends in Eaton Rapids ,Michigan. Kim, Carol and Jason and Robin Freer

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