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“Cathy and family. Sorry to hear about Alan's passing. Heaven is a wonderful place. We will be praying for your family. ”
1 of 40 | Posted by: Bruce and Carol (Henson) Webb - IN

“My sympathies to Cathy and family. ”
2 of 40 | Posted by: Marcia Jones - Friend

“I absolutely LOVE Alan and The Northmen! I have so many favorite songs by them! I love the band and their music! He will be greatly missed! My...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Lisa Thurston - Van Wert, OH

“We enjoyed the wonderful music of Alan and his Northmen singers whenever they were at the Third St. Church of God in Ft. Wayne, In. We were blessed...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Joe & Barbara Sain - Ft Wayne, IN

“Thank you Alan for you Godly Spirit in all things. The XYZ Senior Ministry loved and appreciated you. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Sharon Cunningham - Gas City, IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Saddened to hear about Alan's passing. I will cherish all the great concerts that I was privileged to...Read More »
6 of 40 | Posted by: Bonnie McGowen - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss Alan. I looked forward to seeing him every year at NGSC. But I will see him again when I get home too. My prayers are with Cathy and the...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Bob Duncan - Marion, IN - Friend

“Sorry for your loss he was a great singer ”
8 of 40 | Posted by: Austin Deavers - Merrillville, IN

“I am so sorry to hear about Alan. He was a good man and I'm happy to have been able to call him a friend. I miss the good times we had singing years...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: David Crittenden - Haleyville, AL

“Cathy and family,Al & I both really enjoyed The Northmen & Cathy! You came to South Woodbridge many times. Bro. Alan will be deeply missed. Love and...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Al & Carol McClanahan - FL

“Dear Cathy & Family, We were surprised to hear about Alan. So sorry , but we know He is withthe Lord and he lived the life of a true follower...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Helen Gadberry - Marion, IN

“It is with great sorrow that we heard of Alan Godseys' passing. Alan loved the Lord, his family and Southern Gospel Music. He has influenced many of...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: Darrell Webb - Dayton, OH

“I always enjoyed hearing the Northmen when they would perform at Amishville. What a great group. I will cherish their CD's even more now. ”
13 of 40 | Posted by: Lori DeKoninck - Fort Wayne, IN

“We will miss seeing his smileing face when they came to our church. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: Barbara Haws - Anderson, IN

“I wish there was something I could say, or do, to ease this earthly pain. Yes, we will see him again, but it still hurts like crazy. So sorry this...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Racheal Holzer - Not available, IN

“I will miss my friend Alan! What a beautiful spirit he shared here. I'm glad that I knew him on this side of Eternity! ”
16 of 40 | Posted by: Andrew Ishee - Laurel, MS

“I remember the first time I heard Alan sing at The Cominv Together Center with his group. Then having the pleasure to get to know him a little better...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Tonya Blakeslee - Middletown, OH

“We pay tribute to a precious man of God who was our dearest friend. We will miss you so much and our love to all the family. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Ron and Doris Brown - Marion, IN

“Alan you will be missed. I appreciate your friendship, getting to know you and your family and being part of your distance family.I look forward to...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: kelli brophy - charlotte, MI

“I have so many memories too many to share! I'll never forget our trip to Kmart to buy a CD player. Alan encouraged me to follow my dreams and move...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Cathy Brooks Thomas - Hardyville, KY

“I first met Alan when he was in a youth group at Bible Baptist church he was only 19 yrs old and I was a sophomore at South Side High School. I got...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Lisa Jenkins - LaGrange, IN

“My condolences to the family. ”
22 of 40 | Posted by: Cathy East - Acquaintance

“SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.ALAN WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.LOVE AND PRAYERS TO THE FAMILY. ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: LOIS(LJ) CUNNINGHAM - AMARILLO, TX

“I have many great memories of Alan ''The Northmen''. The Red Hatters from Monticello, KY enjoyed the singing and visiting with the family on our...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Dorothy Aaron - Monticello, KY

“So sorry to hear of Alan passing I alway enjoyed the group singing! Prayers for all of you Tim and Diana Willits ”
25 of 40 | Posted by: Diana Willits - Garrett, IN

“We sure enjoyed The Northmen & Cathy coming to our church and was scheduled to sing in 2 weeks. Alan was passionate about his music ministry and he...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: Jay & Rita McCAll - Urbana, OH

“A true to life Christ-like human being. We met at the first tapping of The Music City Show and from that point on we'd set together and talk about...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: Greg Daugherty - Horse Branch, KY

“Carey and I are praying for all of you during this time. ”
28 of 40 | Posted by: Sarah Collins - Friend

“Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family to a very special friend in the music industry. Although we never had the chance to meet face to...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Jim and Dena Pomeroy - Medford, OR

“Our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family to a very special friend in the music industry. Although we never had the chance to meet face to...Read More »
30 of 40 | Posted by: Jim and Dena Pomeroy - Medford, OR

“Brother Alan successfully lifted up the Name of Jesus Christ through the Northmen Qt. and the Gospel Singing Conventions. The first Singing...Read More »
31 of 40 | Posted by: Phillip Jellison - Portland, IN

“Brother Alan successfully lifted up the Name of Jesus Christ through the Northmen Qt. and the Gospel Singing Conventions. The first Singing...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Phill Jelliison - Portland, IN

“Kathy and family ...our hearts are broken for you. Alan was a wonderful Christian brother and friend. I loved to hear you all sing. You are in our...Read More »
33 of 40 | Posted by: Diana Cornett - Winchester, KY

“To the Godsey family. Alan was a great man and a wonderful friend. God bless you all and keep you safe. May all your memories sustain you through...Read More »
34 of 40 | Posted by: Don and Sandra Kontner - OH

“Scott, Praying for you and your family! ”
35 of 40 | Posted by: Tim Ooten - Lenore, WV - Friend

“Alan was a very special friend I've known for 50 years. A wonderful man of God. He will be sorely missed but thrilled that he has made it home!!...Read More »
36 of 40 | Posted by: Sherry Bess - Elwood, IN - Friend

“Kathy ,Scotty and family, our love and prayers are with you. Was deeply sadden by Alan's death . We loved him very much. ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: Dan and Dee Topper - Hobart, IN

“May you feel the arms of Jesus wrapped around you during this time.Mike and Pat Butcher ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: mike and pat butcher

“Cathy and family, I am sorry to hear of the loss of Alan. I will never forget what he did for me allowing me to sing the gospel of Jesus around the...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Ryan Johns - Palm Bay, FL

“It was my privilege and honor to sing for the Northmen for a little over a year. Alan was like a mentor to me. I have many memories on the road with...Read More »
40 of 40 | Posted by: Brian Hicks - Dallas, GA - Friend


Alan Wayne Godsey, 66, passed on to eternal life on Saturday evening, October 13, 2018 at Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Alan was born July 8, 1952 to Ernest Elbert Godsey and Christine (Upchurch) Godsey who preceded him in death. Alan was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved to Fort Wayne as a teenager. Alan founded The Northmen, and the Northern Gospel Singing Convention. His desire was to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ through song. He began singing at the age of 4, with his family group, The Upchurch Family. He loved being with his family, enjoyed any activity the grandkids were involved in and family vacations. He is survived by his wife of 46 years Cathy (Wallace) Godsey, daughter Amanda (Jason) Moore, son, Scott Godsey; three grandchildren, Madeline Moore, Jonathan Moore, and Lincoln Godsey; two sisters Judy (Vernon) Baker and Helen (Jeff) Gallant; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral Service will be held at D.O. McComb and Sons- Pine Valley 1320 E Dupont Rd on Thursday October 18, 2018 10:30 am with calling one hour prior. Visitation will also be at the funeral home Wednesday October 17, 2018 from 2 pm - 4 pm and 6pm - 8pm. Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To sign the online guestbook visit mccombandsons.com