Ira B. Godfrey Sr., 74, of Atlanta died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Godfrey was born Feb. 19, 1938, in Rodessa, La. He was retired and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Godfrey; six sons, Ira Jr., Eric Sr., Theodore, David, Steven / and Freddie; three daughters, Karen, Natalie and Myra; two sisters; two brothers; 11 grandchildren; 12 brothers-in-law; and six sisters-in-law.
Memorial services will be 1 p.m. today at Macedonia Baptist Church, Texarkana, Ark., with the Rev. Orlando Godfrey officiating.