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BIGUN  (D 23385)

Feb 10, 2012, 11:52 AM
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Tis a sad day in the skydiving world. Terry Goode passed from this life Wednesday Feb 8th. There will be services Monday 13th, 2:00PM, at the First Baptist Church in Glenpool, OK. This info was relayed to me by "Stooby" (DZO @ Skydive Airtight). More info will be on Facebook. RIP Terry. ~Lloyd

Terry,

What I did know of you from MRVS and Tulsa made me realize I didn't know you well over the years and I probably should have made a better effort.

RIP Brother.


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chuckakers  (D 10855)

Feb 10, 2012, 12:13 PM
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Thanks for your sincere friendship and your very positive contributions to Skydive USA and the sport! Blue skies, my friend.


diverdriver  (D 19012)

Feb 10, 2012, 8:12 PM
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Thanks for the danish Terry. Blue skies friend.


maxmadmax  (D 20806)

Feb 11, 2012, 5:58 AM
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Enjoyed your way with words Terry.

Blues ones.


JohnRich  (D License)

Feb 11, 2012, 6:27 AM
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Damn! We enjoyed Terry during his time with Skydive Houston.

Photo by Jerry Korshak.


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efs4ever  (D 7014)

Feb 11, 2012, 8:50 AM
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Here's another photo from my archives.

BSBD
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bluskidave  (D 23569)

Feb 11, 2012, 9:52 PM
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I had the privalige to work with and learn from Terry in his last days of skydiving. the knowledge he imparted on me could never be put in print or video. The man was cat quick on a out of control student. His way with words priceless!! RIP Terry.


freakyrat  (D 12700)

Feb 13, 2012, 5:09 AM
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RIP Terry

The thing I remember about Terry the most besides his energy and bios instructional skills was his occasional complaint about his cross braced canopy opening hard and it killing his back occasionally. I guess we all have been there with a canopy opening one time or another. Anyway Blue Skies Terry It was a pleasure knowing you during my time at Skydive Houston.

Chris Chrzan


bluskidave  (D 23569)

Feb 19, 2012, 7:17 PM
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A fund has been set up to post a memorial in Parachustists for Terry. Skydive San marcos is handling it you can make contributions in his name. Their # is 512 488 2214


JohnRich  (D License)

Feb 24, 2012, 9:08 AM
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Terry's obituary:
Terry Wayne Goode, 55 died February 8, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Terry was born to Alfred W. (Buck) and Shirley Jean Wargo Goode, August 27, 1956 in Watonga, Oklahoma. He was a skydiver instructor teaching everything there was about skydiving. He is survived by his father Alfred W. Goode, daughter Jamie Lynn Goode, son John Bryan Goode, a brother Michael Goode, and sisters, Theresa Davenport, and Rebecca Rupe.

City of Birth :Watonga, Oklahoma
Passed Away At : Tulsa, Oklahoma
Occupation :Skydiver instructor



johnwolzak  (D 17680)

Feb 24, 2012, 3:01 PM
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Jumped with Terry in Independence Mo. back in the late 90's. It was fun watching him with an out of control student, he made it look so easy.
Haven't talked to you in a few years Terry but I'm gonna miss you. Blue ones brother


askir  (D 18172)

Mar 4, 2012, 9:07 AM
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When I first got my rigger's certificate Terry handed me his rig and said "lets see how good you are"
Two days later he became my first save...I charged him 2 bucks for scaring the crap out of me.


djmarvin  (D 22292)

Mar 5, 2012, 6:27 AM
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Blue Skies Terry, I enjoyed our time together at Spaceland. It was an honor knowing you and jumping with you. One of my most memorable jumps is an AFF with you on the other side. Fly Free brother!


airtwardo  (D License)

Mar 5, 2012, 7:58 AM
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Hi DJ~

The first time I met Terry at Spaceland I was waiting @ the loading area to go do a solo, he came over and asked if I wanted to join a formation and how many jumps I had.

I told how many, and he said, "In that case, ya mind if WE join YOU" BlushCool

Great talent and even greater personality...he will be missed!


huckfinn

Mar 8, 2012, 5:40 PM
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Terry was also my first save, wonder how many of those he hadSmile


brianfry713  (D 28665)

Mar 9, 2012, 12:33 PM
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So long Terry, thanks for teaching me how to skydive.


mpohl

Mar 12, 2012, 4:18 PM
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Thanks, Terry.

My SO did a week-long AFF-I pre course w/ you at Skydive Chicagoland. She passed w/ flying colors at SD Austin a few weeks later. AFF-I, many moons back, when it was a lot tougher: at 360 skydives.

I still have the training videos w/ you. FLY FREE!

In reply to:
So long Terry, thanks for teaching me how to skydive.


raff

Mar 12, 2012, 5:59 PM
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I believe Terry would have paid to teach AFF.

Blue Sky

raff


Traumgeliebter  (D License)

Mar 26, 2012, 8:26 PM
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The last jump I made with Terry was a rodeo at San Marcos. He loved jumping barefoot and tucked his flip-flops into his sweatshirt. They were gone when we landed.
I saw him about a year later in Oklahoma and he was nearly blind from Diabetes. I was surprised. When I asked him if he could see when we jumped together. He said "Not really, that's why we did a rodeo!" :)

You will fly on in the hearts and minds all who knew you.


romany  (B License)

Mar 27, 2012, 8:44 PM
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Terry was one of my AFF instructors. Attached video (unfortunately) centers on me, but you can clearly see Terry giving me thumbs up.

http://youtu.be/XFIXY48jVq8

Blue Skies,

Roman.


TEB6363  (D 16363)

Mar 28, 2012, 12:36 PM
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I got to work and learn a lot from Terry when he was out here in California (Skydive Monterey Bay)..

I also got to work with him and Bob Holler when we were training tandem instructors - photo attached. Both great guys

I will miss you Terry - Blue Skies
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Giffortw

Mar 29, 2012, 9:56 AM
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Wow, the skydiving world lost a good one! I had the honor of Terry's instructions while at Skydive Houston.

Thanks and Blue Skies Terry you will be missed but I know you will be watching.Cool

Giff


JSE  (D 28998)

Mar 29, 2012, 6:13 PM
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I remember watching Terry toggle whip is velocity (it was scary) , swoop right up to the van driver in Monterey, and grab a lit cigaret at the end of each swoop. they did this on load after load.


Cereale  (D 30886)

Apr 15, 2012, 11:03 PM
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In reply to:
Damn! We enjoyed Terry during his time with Skydive Houston.

Photo by Jerry Korshak.

I agree, John! Met Terry at Skydive Houston; I loved that he always had time to share knowledge and enjoyed his friendship immensely. Got the chance to hang out and jump with him over Monterey Bay, CA, which was memorable. Never got enough of his story-telling and his way of chilling out.

Blue skies, black death and EFS, brother! Wink



-David Hejl, D-30886
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