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“Ivan was a very nice and caring man. I worked with him at Charleston Naval Shipyard where I was an Insulator Apprentice. He trained me during part...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: EMILY PRIOLEAU - Coworker

“Ivan was one of the sweetest gentleman I knew I loved seeing his sweet smiling face at church. I will miss his kindness. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Wiegel - Acquaintance

“Dearest David and Tommy,It is with a tear in my eyes that I send this message. Your dad was such a good friend of ours, as was your mom. I am so...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Eleanor Jacobs - Greer, SC

“So sorry for your loss! Our thoughts and prayers for all your family! ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Bev & Dan Nagle - Thornhurst, PA

“Ivan was friend, family and fellow grandparent. He was always ready with a story and a smile. His heart was kind and generous. But he kept one on...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Marsha Devine - Penn Yan, NY

“"Mr. Ivan" was a wonderful, kind, caring neighbor. So sad to hear of his sudden passing. He will be deeply missed. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Carmen Boltin - Hanahan, SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I did not know Ivan well, but when I would go on walks through the neighborhood and if he was outside, he would always...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Shannon LaRoche - Hanahan, SC

“David, Thomas & Family,Please accept our sincere condolence for your loss of Ivan. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: William F & William F Jr. Knight - SC


Dwight Ivan Godbee, 79, of Hanahan, SC, entered into eternal rest Monday, September 7, 2020. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, September 11, 2020 in the Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 1106 Fort Drive at 10:00 am. Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm.

Dwight was born December 30, 1940 in Albany, Georgia, son of the late Roy Herman Godbee and the late Mattie Etta Thompson Godbee. He was retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard, a member of the Elks Lodge and volunteered at many Citadel athletic events. He was passionate about fishing and enjoyed mowing grass. He loved the game of baseball and enjoyed drinking his homemade ice-cold sweet tea. He graduated from St. Paul's High School in Hollywood, SC in 1959 and was a member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church.

He is survived by two Sons, David Godbee (Shannon Cool Godbee) of Bonneau, SC and Thomas Godbee (Rebecca Godbee) of Penn Yan, NY; one daughter, Susan Pritchard (Butch) of Hollywood, SC; grandchildren: Meghan Pritchard, Tyler Godbee, Lauren Godbee and Teagan Godbee; one great-grandchild, Jackson Godbee; his favorite furry girls, Coco and Cookie.

He was preceded in death by Father, Roy Herman Godbee, mother, Mattie Etta Godbee and wife, Judy Marie Godbee.

Memorials may be made to Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406 http://www.CharlestonAnimalSociety.org/donate.