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Eddie L. Godsey, Sr.

Eddie “The Legend” Godsey, Sr., age 69 of Oak Ridge, TN, passed away on December 19, 2020 at Diversicare of Oak Ridge. He was a local entertainer and musician. Eddie worked for WYSH for over 30 years and at WXVO. He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor and his ability to deliver a perfectly timed one-liner. Eddie is preceded in death by his father, Charles E. Godsey. He is survived by his wife, Becky Godsey of Oak Ridge, TN; sons, Eddie Godsey of Oak Ridge, TN and Brandon Godsey and wife Amanda of Clinton, TN; daughters, Hope Garrettson and husband Herbert of Fort Myers, FL, Dakota Jaegan and husband Ryan of Powell, TN, Kayla Harwell and husband Jeff of Clinton, TN, and Meagan Lane and husband James of Clinton, TN; mother, Minnie Godsey of Clinton, TN; brother, Paul Godsey and wife Missy of Norris, TN; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; as well several other extended family members and friends. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 30th at Milestone Church (901 Fowler Street Clinton, TN 37716) from 2:00-3:30pm with a Celebration of Life to follow. Masks are required. Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is in charge of all arrangements. Online condolences for the family may be expressed at www.jonesmortuaryllc.com

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My prayers and love.

Lorle Jan 31 2021 12:00 AM

Praying for your family.

Katie Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Godsey, Sr.

Katie Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM

In memory of my Dad

Kayla Harwell Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eddie Godsey, Sr.

Kayla Harwell Jan 30 2021 12:00 AM

Eddie Lamar, as I knew him, was the first true legend of radio I met, when just starting my career, at WYSH. I was so young, and Eddie was so worldly. A character who seemed bigger than life, with a heart of gold. Eddie made sure I knew the ways of radio, and never failed to bring a smile, and sometimes an eye roll. Oh, the things he would say, and stories he told. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to Becky and all the family. -Kim Hansard

Kim Hansard Dec 23 2020 12:00 AM

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