B.G. ‘Bob’ Godbold

Published 11:55 am Thursday, October 10, 2013

Funeral services for B.G. “Bob” Godbold, 82, of Bogue Chitto, are 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Bogue Chitto. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Riverwood Family Funeral Service.

Mr. Godbold, 82, died Oct. 9, 2013, at King’s Daughters Medical Center.

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He was born July 25, 1931, in Mississippi to Sherell and Frances Kyzar Godbold.

Mr. Godbold worked 34 years for Illinois Central Railroad as an inspector. After his retirement from the railroad he found a creative passion and established Willow Lane Stained Glass where he and his wife designed and built glass creations for 27 years. He was known as “the stained glass man from Lincoln County.” Their work is displayed in a number of churches and homes throughout the south Mississippi area. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Marvin Godbold.

Survivors include his wife, Jan Greer Godbold; his daughters, Vicky Godbold Porrier and husband Russell of Terry and Gabrielle Godbold Burke and husband Brian of Ruth; his grandchildren, Megon Poirrier Ladner and husband Jeff of Terry, Amanda, Sarah, Abby and Molly Burke of Ruth; great-grandchildren, Thomas and Ashton Ladner of Terry; his sisters, Carolyn Godbold Avery and husband K.C. of Springfield, Va.; and his brother Don Godbold and wife Sue of Brookhaven.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 170, Bogue Chitto, MS 39629.

To send condolences please visit www.riverwoodfamily.com.