Jamie Max Goad

May 1, 1921March 1, 2013

Jamie Max Goad was born in Hollis, Oklahoma on May 1, 1921 to E.N. and Fawn Lois Upton Goad, and passed away in Conroe, Texas on March 1, 2013 at the age of 91. After graduating High School he worked for the FBI prior to joining the Navy. He was an Education Administrator for numerous Public Schools in North Texas. He served in the Lubbock and Wichita Falls area. He was the Director of Education in the Travis State School in Austin, and served eleven years with M.H.M.R. He was very proud of serving his country in the US Navy for three years, seven months, and twenty days. He is survived by his loving wife of sixty four years Juanita Goad of Conroe, Texas, by his son Dr. Jamie Dale Goad and his wife Cherri of Carrizozo, New Mexico, by his daughter Debra Pruter and her husband Fred of Conroe, Texas, by his son in law Rick Burkhart of Oklahoma, by his two sisters Marie Gee and Marjorie Byrd of Oklahoma, by his sister in law Myrna Rae Albright and husband Richard of Oklahoma, by his grandchildren: J.J. Hall, Briton Goad, Adrian Goad, Juanita Marie Springmeyer, and Shirlena Springmeyer, by his great grandchildren: Heather Hall, Michael Hall, Mikayla Hardy, Breanna Morris, and Jerry James, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Charlotte Burkhart, two brothers Dan Goad and Jack Goad, and by his sister Jeanette Cain. A Memorial Sevice will be held on Saturday March 9, 2013 at 2pm at the Longmire Road Church of Christ with Mr. John Helbig as officiant. In lieu of flowers the family wishes for donations to be made to one of the following organizations: In Search of the Lords Way TV P.O. Box 371 Edmond, Oklahoma 73083, The Tipton Home P.O. Box 370 Tipton, Oklahoma 73570, or the Longmire Road Church of Christ 200 Longmire Road Conroe, Texas 77304. Visit our website


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 9, 2013

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Shirlena Springmeyer

January 17, 2014

I miss you Opa!! You were such a great man and a great teacher of life, school, and the Lord!! I love you more than I can express! I miss your hugs and pats on the back. Breanna misses you everyday. Thank you for your unconditional love! I learned so much about you lately! You were such a wonderful man! (I already knew that part) You changed so many peoples lives! I am so proud you call you my Opa!

March 8, 2013

Dale, your dad was an amazing man and role model. May God continue to bless you all.
Mark and LeAnne Walters (Carrizozo, NM)

March 6, 2013

Dale, We are so happy to know you had your father for an extraordinary number of years. You were blessed. Arthur and Jacqueline Williams

Briton Goad

March 5, 2013

My Opa was a man of integrity and a true gentleman. Opa knew who he was, what he stood for, and what he was willing to fight for. To be a gentleman is to know the world around you and the people that exist within it. Opa exhibited a deep felt respect for the thoughts of others. He could embrace the comeliness of humanity, and was able to find the good in all those around him. He committed to bringing out the best in those who knew him. He loved much and was loved by many.
Robert. Edward Lee's 'Definition of a Gentleman' describes Jaime M. Goad best:
"The forbearing use of power does not only form a touchstone, but the manner in which an individual enjoys certain advantages over others is a test of a true gentleman.
The power which the strong have over the weak, the employer over the employed, the educated over the unlettered, the experienced over the confiding, even the clever over the silly--the forbearing or inoffensive use of all this power or authority, or a total abstinence from it when the case admits it, will show the gentleman in a plain light
The gentleman does not needlessly and unnecessarily remind an offender of a wrong he may have committed against him. He cannot only forgive, he can forget; and he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which impart sufficient strength to let the past be but the past. A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others."

Jamie Dale Goad

March 5, 2013

He was the perfect dad to me throughout my life. We hunted and fished together constantly and made innumerable memories to cherish forever. He was the best hugger in the world and shared his love daily. Most importantly, he was the greatest Christian man I ever knew.
Forever I'll love and miss you, Dad.
Jamie Dale Goad