Mutsaers, Godfried Hendersonville, North Carolina Godfried (Goyaerdt) Mutsaers passed away December 27th in Hendersonville, NC after a long battle with cancer. He was sixty-eight years old. Born and raised in Tilburg, the Netherlands, he came to the United States in 1979, attending flight school in Mount Pleasant, MI, finishing his training at Northern Air in Grand Rapids. During his career, he was employed by Kal-Aero, Simmons Airlines, and American Eagle. He retired in 2017 as a captain for American Airlines. A proficient pilot, he landed on the runway every time. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca, and his two sons, Sander of Phoenix, AZ, and Paul of Kalamazoo, upon whom he bestowed a love of music, art, science, adventure, and laughter. He is also survived by his younger siblings, Hugo, Lucas, Denijs, and Lutgard, all of the Netherlands. Cremation has taken place and private services will be held for the family at a later date.