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Sad News

Postby Ron Spiker » Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:42 am

I'm very sorry to report that Gary Goldsberry was killed in a Brantly crash yesterday, July 25, 2020. Here's a link to the initial report.
https://www.wthr.com/article/news/pilot-dies-in-morgan-county-helicopter-crash/531-29a42ffc-6f69-4231-bfef-42ce9fdd976b

Gary has been working with Brantlys for many decades. He and Harold Jenkins worked on them together for many years, and Gary had most of the Brantly inventory after the factory shut down.

Gary and I were two of only a few people invited to meet with Brantly after the company was bought by the Chinese organization, to try to come up with ideas on keeping things going in the States. Obviously, nothing ever came about after that meeting.

Very sad news indeed.
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Re: Sad News

Postby Ron Spiker » Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:41 am

Per Gary's family, his funeral services will be Thursday, July 30th at Carlisle and Son funeral home in Mooresville, IN. Visitation starts at noon and his service is at 7pm.
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Postby Ron Spiker » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:28 am

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Re: Sad News

Postby LennyB » Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:53 am

Really sad to hear about Gary :(
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