SPC Ryan A. Goldie USA, 28, of Ft. Bliss, TX formerly of Wareham, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 of non-combat injuries.
Born in Wareham, he was the son of Karen Goldie-Almeida of Wareham and George Goldie of Wareham. Ryan graduated from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School and worked as a plumber’s apprentice.
Ryan joined the U.S. Army in 2010 and graduated from United States Army Infantry School in Ft. Benning, GA. Previously stationed in Germany, he served in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Currently, he was stationed in Ft. Bliss, TX with HHC, 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division. While serving his country, Ryan received the, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge.
Ryan enjoyed motorcycles and was a founding member of Bad Larry’s Motorcycle Club. He also enjoyed the beach and spending time at Sandy Neck in Barnstable.
Survivors include his mother, Karen Goldie-Almeida and her husband Kevin of Wareham; his father, George Goldie of Wareham; two brothers, Corey Goldie and his wife Darilyn of Wareham and Kieth Goldie and his wife Nancy of Stoughton and his maternal grandmother, Jane Robidoux of Wareham; two nephews, Andrew and Cole Goldie; a niece, Kiara Goldie; and his cousins, Gary Harlow, Daniel Laureano, Joanne Andrade, Tyler Robidoux and Trevor Robidoux.
His funeral service will be held on Sat., January 11, 2014 at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Highway (Rt. 28), Wareham at 4:00 PM. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home from 1:00 to 4:00 PM prior to the service. Interment will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Ryan may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: www.ccgfuneralhome.com