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Terry Max Goodwin, age 66, of Knox City, Missouri, passed away Sunday July 3rd, 2022, in Knox City, Missouri.

Terry was born May 25th, 1956, in Kirksville, Missouri. He was the son of Max and Marilyn Goodwin of Knox City Missouri.

Terry attended school in Knox City, Missouri, and graduated Knox County High School in 1974. Terry immediately began working construction, quickly becoming the hard worker he was known to be throughout his life. Terry married Karen (Pulse) September 1st, 1979.

Terry was a valued active member of the Knox City volunteer Fire Department since 1986. He furthered his passion for saving lives when he became an EMT in 1991, and worked for the Knox County Ambulance district. Terry continued construction work with the Labors Union, which he worked for 37 years, retiring in 2011. Terry was a member of the Knox City Methodist Church. He was a Past Master of the Colony Lodge #168.

He was preceded in death by his father, Max Goodwin.

Survivors include his wife, Karen; son, Kurt and Kisha and granddaughters Cassidy, Kiersen (Edina, MO) Son, Cody and Kris and grandson Toby of (St. Louis, MO); Mother, Marilyn; four siblings, Debbie Rudd (Wayne) of Knox City, MO, Diane Lee (Mark) of Hannibal, MO, Sheila Goodwin of La Belle, MO, and Todd Goodwin (Lori) of Knox City, MO; father and mother-in-law, Danny and Carol Pulse, brothers-in-law, Keith (late Laverne) Pulse and Tony (Rhonda Pulse, and numerous nieces and nephews. Terry loved his family especially his three grandkids.

A Celebration of Life was held in the Hudson- Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO, on Friday, July 8, 2022, beginning at 6 p.m. and will end at 8 p.m. with a prayer. Ron Troutt was the speaker. Music was “Go Rest High On That Mountain”.

Burial will be held at a later date in the Knox City Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers the family request memorials to the Knox City Fire Department or Knox City Cemetery. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.