Weatherford Democrat

December 12, 2012

Gregory Alan Goodhue


Weatherford Democrat

— Gregory Alan Goodhue, 60, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.

Memorial service is noon Saturday, Dec. 15, at St. Stephens Catholic Church with Father John Casey officiating.

He was born June 21, 1952, in Atwood, Kan., to Jack and Betty. Greg was a longtime resident of Weatherford and a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church. Coach Greg Goodhue happily taught gymnastics at Weatherford High School and retired in 2006 after 33 years of educating. His accomplishments include: NCJAA champion on long horse vault in 1973; NCAA OU champion on long horse vault in 1974; coaching three Junior Olympians; five boys gymnastics state champion teams; and eight teams winning the district championship for Weatherford High School. Coach Goodhue is the only instructor to have received accolades for both the boys’ and girls’ Coach of the Year award, and won the admiration and respect of his peers and students with positive attitude and tenacious spirit.

He leaves behind his fiancé, Rosalinda Angelica Gomez Martinez, of Tampico; daughter, Angela and Barrett Larkey, of Houston; sons, Rob Goodhue and Benjamin Goodhue, both of Weatherford; granddaughter, Elizabeth Rae Larkey and grandson, Luke Larkey, both of Houston; sister, Patricia Webb, of Spokane, Wash.; brothers, Robert Goodhue and wife, Christine, of Montana, and Roger Goodhue, of Parker, Colo.

Memorials can be given to Oklahoma University Foundation, 100 Timberdell Road, Norman, Okla., 73019-0685.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel, Weatherford