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Ronald Lee Godbey, American lawyer, meteorologist. Bar: Texas 1971, Texas (USDist. Court (northern district)) 1971, Illinois 1982. Board directors Grapevine Memorial Hospital, Texas, 1973—1977; Member of Chi Epsilon Pi, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV, National Guard Association United States, American Meteorological Society, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Fort Worth Lions.


Godbey, Ronald Lee was born on July 11, 1934 in Milford, Texas, United States. Son of Paschal Lee and Catherine Esta (Williams) Godbey.


Bachelor of Science, North Texas State University, 1960. Postgraduate, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1960—1961. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1971.


Bar: Tex.1971, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1971, Illinois 1982. Quality control manager General dynamics corporation, Fort Worth, 1955-1957. Meteorologist WBAP TVand Radio, Fort Worth, 1964-1978.

Member firm Godbey, Simpson, Lynch & Wiley, Fort Worth, 1971-1981. Lawyer Department Defense, Belleville, Illinois, since 1982. Consultant meteorologist, Fort Worth, 1972-1981.

Municipal court judge City of Keller, Texas, 1974-1978.


As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.


All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.


The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.


Served with United States Air Force, 1960-1964, Korea. Member Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association (environmental council since 1983), Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Meteorological Society (certified consultant meteorologist, television seal of approval), National Guard Association United States, DAV, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Chi Epsilon Pi Democrat.


Married Martha Jane Worsham, May 14, 1954. Children: Gary Lee, Julie Annual.