Obituaries & Deaths of Horses

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The American Quarter Horse Journal accepts submitted obituaries for horses and humans who were part of the American Quarter Horse industry. Obituaries must be 300 words or less. The Journal's editors reserve the right to edit for length and style. You may submit your obituaries to bnewell@aqha.org. 

Randy Wilson
Retired jockey passed away June 15.
Ron McMillian
The longtime championship-level ring steward died June 11.
Roy Lee Marcom Jr.
Horseman passed away on June 7.
Robert Strauss
Jockey of Go Man Go passed away June 6.
Betty Wilson
The longtime AQHA judge died in June.
Wimpys Frosty Star
The beloved Quarter Horse stallion died in April.
Game Patriot
Leading sire dies at age 27.
Ron Marshall
The longtime AQHA executive died in May.
Patrick Gottsch
Founder of RFD-TV and The Cowboy Channel died in May at age 70.
Douglas Barry Stone
The longtime legal counsel for AQHA died May 21.