|On November 26, 2007 Gooie received a full military
funeral conducted by the Marines from Marine Barracks 8th & I.
From across this nation 70 plus individuals gathered to pay their last
respects. In addition to Gooie's family there were, numerous Vietnam
veterans that Gooie had served with from HMM-364 and HMM-262, two men repre-
senting Colonel Dabney's Warriors of Hill 881S, two active duty Marines
who had served with HMM-364 during Operation Iraqi Freedom, the photographer
who captured the essence of Hill 881S, a representative of the Marine Corps
Heritage Foundation and a contingent of the Patriot Guard Motorcycle Club.
Gooie as we shall always remember him.
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