Charles L. Godfrey, obituary

Thu, 10/21/2021 - 1:00pm

SOUTH THOMASTON — Charles L. Godfrey, 52, died in the comfort of his home surrounded by loved ones, Thursday, October 14, 2021, following an extended illness.

Born in Rockland, May 28, 1969, he was the son of Charles R. and Linda Dyer Godfrey. Educated in local schools, he was a graduate of Rockland District High School, class of 1987.

Growing up in South Thomaston, as a young man Charlie had many jobs. While in high school he worked at Burger King and bought his first car. After graduating, he worked with Melvin DeMass doing auto body work, and for a while with Larry Godfrey, installing and refinishing floors. For many years he lobstered with his good friend Jimmy Trip. For several years he was custodian at South End Grocery and the last few years, at Rockland Lodge of Elks.

For some time, Charlie was married to Susan “Misty” Frank. They had one daughter, Alexandria.

At the time of his death, Charlie was surrounded by an extended loving family that included his Devils Pride MC Brothers.

Charlie was predeceased by his father, Charles R. Godfrey; his maternal grandparents, George and Gloria Dyer; his paternal grandparents, Lavon and Ethel Godfrey; and his stepdad, Fred Strout.

He is survived his mother Linda Strout; his daughter, Alexandria Godfrey and his grandson Carter; his brother, James Godfrey (Cindy); step-daughter, Niki Randall (Darren) and their children Dasia and Adrian; his uncles, Lewis Dyer and family, Samuel Godfrey and family; his step-mom, Donna Godfrey and step-sister, Jamie Fullerton; as well as many cousins and extended family.

Visiting hours will be held Friday, November 5, 2021, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, November 7, at 1 p.m., at the Rockland Lodge of Elks, 210 Rankin St., Rockland.

To share a memory or story with Charley’s family, please visit their online Book of Memories at

Memorial donations to assist Charley’s family may be made to Devils Pride MC, P.O. Box 30, Rockland, ME 04841. Please note for Charles Godfrey Family on check.