March 5, 2013

Jerry Ross Goyne

The Express-Star

— Jerry Ross Goyne

Graveside service for Jerry Ross Goyne, 72, was held on Monday, March 4, 2013 at Second Baptist Church.  His interment will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in Bradley Cemetery in Bradley. Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell, Amarillo, Texas.

Jerry was born in Chickasha on October 7, 1940 to LeRoy and Bessie Lee Goyne and died March 2, 2013 in Amarillo, texas. He was raised in Alex where he played football and went to state his senior year. Jerry worked construction, was a manager for Levi Strauss and worked for the US Postal Service.

He enjoyed playing golf, pool, fishing and taking trips in the RV. He was a past Sunday school teacher at East Amarillo Missionary Baptist Church.  While working at Levi Strauss he coached and played softball.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Gailon Goyne of Alex.

He is survived by his wife, Gwen of Amarillo; daughters: Karla Butler and husband Mark of Turkey, Texas, Kellie Draper of Lexington, Neb., Kim Allen and husband Babe of Amarillo and their mother Linda Ray of Childress, Texas; step-daughters: Diane Hall and husband David of Boynton, Jimi Hudson and husband David of Amarillo; step-son: Michael Hackler and wife Mary of Wellington, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; and the family pet, Pepper.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Interim Hospice for the care they gave Jerry.

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