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Terry Legate, Sr.

August 19, 1947 — April 5, 2023


Terry LeGate, Sr., 75, passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

A celebration of his life will be held at 11 am on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at First Baptist Church in Panhandle with Pastor Josh Light officiating.  In lieu of flowers his memory may be honored with a gift to the Youth Ministry at First Baptist Church of Panhandle or a charity of choice.

Terry was born August 19, 1947, in Amarillo to Cleveland Wayne LeGate and Kathryn Sue Beasley LeGate.  He was a retired golf pro, having spent most of his time at Tascosa Golf Course.  Terry married Lynn Hicks on August 3, 2007, in Amarillo.  He was a lifelong Baptist.  Terry was ornery, quick witted and had an amazing sense of humor.  He spent his time golfing, playing three card poker, golfing, playing bingo, golfing, traveling especially the islands, and golf.  Terry enjoyed a cold Diet Dr. Pepper and jerk chicken.  Nothing brought more joy to his life than golf and his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wayne and Kathryn LeGate.

Survivors include his wife, Lynn of Panhandle; son, Terry LeGate, Jr. and wife Jennifer of Amarillo; daughter, Brandi Beagle of Amarillo; stepchildren, René Heck and husband Derek of Panhandle, Brandon Choate and wife Emily of Panhandle; grandchildren, Lucas LeGate, Logan LeGate, Colton Beagle and Lacie Madrid, Ashlyn Beagle and fiancé Clay Wilson, Hunter Heck, Houston Heck, Kinsley Choate, Lainey Choate, Brayson Choate; great granddaughter, Breyleigh Madrid; sister, Diane Rubenthaler and husband Dan of Amarillo; nephews, Frank Hembree and wife Pam, Matthew Hembree; and a host of extended family.

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