Mark Godsey '11 June 15, 2023 3:31 PM updated: June 15, 2023 3:36 PM
Mark Ryan Godsey
October 30, 1988 - May 17, 2023
Mark Godsey passed away May 17, 2023, at UCHealth Anschutz Medical Center from a brain tumor.
Mark was born in Englewood, CO and grew up in Highlands Ranch. He attended Summit View Elementary, Mountain Ridge Middle School, and Mountain Vista High School, graduating in 2007. He attended Texas A&M University receiving his BS in Mechanical Engineering 2012 and began working for Siemens as an Engineering Project Manager until having to leave work due to medical complications from his tumor.
Mark was adventurous, fun loving, a great student, and loved all things outdoors. In high school he played football (offensive lineman) and baseball (pitcher and first base) and was a member of the first freshman class that was undefeated in football. He played the trumpet in band throughout his school years. He was active in Boy Scouts Troop 633 and held many troop leadership positions as well as Denver area council Big Horn National Junior Leadership staff positions (twice). He attended two High Adventure camps, backpacking at Philmont Scout Ranch and sailing at Sea Base High Adventure in Florida. Mark was an Eagle Scout and earned the rank of Brotherhood of the Order of the Arrow. Mark loved the mountains and climbed many of Colorado’s 14ers.
Ever a Texas Aggie he followed all the A&M sports teams but especially baseball and football and could be found watching the games with local Denver Aggies including his mom Mary or his dad Ray, both fellow Aggie former students.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Gay, father, Ray Godsey, brother Erik Godsey (Raquel) and a niece and 2 nephews, his Aunt Pat (Tim) Allison, Aunt Pam Gay, Uncle Bill (Shirley) Gay, several cousins and his former spouse Kelsey Butler.
Services will be Saturday, June 24, 2023, at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 9203 S University Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO at 1p.m.
Donations may be made in Mark’s memory to:
Mark Godsey Scholarship Fund at TX.ag/markgodsey OR the
National Brain Tumor Society at https://braintumor.org