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Tributes to tragic teen James (17)

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Tributes have been paid to teenager who drowned in Foulridge last night.

James Goodship (17), who fell into difficulty in water at Lake Burwain Sailing Club, has been described as an “amazing boy” by his friends.

His Facebook page is being filled with words of condolence, with many sharing their love for the tragic teenager.

One friend said: “R.i.p james always going to miss you,such an amazing boy, I love you [sic].”

Another said: “I’ll miss you my little snuggle buddy forever and always in my heart i love you [sic].”

And another added: “i still have the little note/picture thomas drew for me - you was an amazing brother and son james your family will be so proud of you and all your friends are going to miss you so much - xxx [sic].”

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Tributes

didn’t know you personally but god has gained yet another young angel R.I.P James sleep tight mate sadly missed thoughts go out to James, friends and family

R.I.P James

Luke Whittaker

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RIP james, im going to miss you so so much, you were actually such a good friend. I remember all the memories we have together and ill never forget them! i love you loadss man i will never forget you ever ! xxxxx

Charlotte Pickles

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Never really knew you, but I know you was close to my friends son, I work with your mum, and cant imagine what she is going through right, I cant imagine what your family and your very close friends are going through right now!! ... another angel took to soon!

R.I.P James Goodship - Gone but never forgotten x

Jenni

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R.I.P james you will be sadly missed, heavens gained another angel like you, we all love you xxx

Katie

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can’t believe your gone pal missing you loads already love you loads man thinking about the good memories we had together and i also wish you still was here with us all. It was only last Saturday i last saw you having a laugh and you had a gold fish in your hand. Gone but never forgotten. Good night buddy. R.I.P

Luke Binns

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Didn’t know you personally and i wish i got to know you better but I had met you a few times and you was a great laugh. You cheered everyone up and always looked after everyone even if you didn’t know them that well. You will be dearly missed by everyone. My thoughts are with his family and close friends

Anon

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Never acctually met you in real james, but you seem so nice, not a bad bone in your body. Hope your having fun up there lad, mcdonalds every night;) Sleep tight lad. R.i.p :(

Peter Harris

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didn’t know you personally but god has gained yet another young angel R.I.P James sleep tight mate sadly missed thoughts go out to James, friends and family

R.I.P James

Luke Whittaker

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Didn’t know you personally and i wish i got to know you better but I had met you a few times and you was a great laugh. You cheered everyone up and always looked after everyone even if you didn’t know them that well. You will be dearly missed by everyone. My thoughts are with his family and close friends

Anon

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James was one of my grandson Kami’s friends My heart goes out to his parents and family may you find comfort from your many friends . sending prayers.

Anita Earnshaw

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Didn’t know you personally and i wish i got to know you better but I had met you a few times and you was a great laugh. You cheered everyone up and always looked after everyone even if you didn’t know them that well. You will be dearly missed by everyone. My thoughts are with his family and close friends

R.I.P. James

Amelia

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James it’s not going to be the same without you. where ever you went you had people smiling and laughing. You had a brilliant personality. My thoughts go out to his family and to little Thomas who is friends with my little brother. RIP Jimbob x x x x

Charlotte Hartley

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Rip young lad. So sad, taken far too young!! Why?? My thoughts go out to all your family and friends. I didn’t know you just wanted to pass on my thoughts. God bless you

Melanie

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R I P young man x

Mark Morville

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R.I.P james such a nice lad gone too soon thoughts go out to your family at this sad time <3 xx

Ryan Crabtree

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Wow still can’t believe it man it was only saturday we was all with you up at gala all having a laugh

R.i.p james lad

Dylan Richards

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Such a cheeky chops, lovely boy, really enjoyed working with you in class, God Bless you, loving thoughts and prayers to your family and friends, God gained another angel xxx

Debbie Kemp

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Still cant believe the news,you were only stood in my kitchen on Saturday having a laugh with Caleb n Karl,you will be missed so much by us all,lovely lad, polite, cheeky smile n full of life You and your family are in our thoughts and hearts xxxx

Heidi n Karl

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never knew you james very sad to hear about your loss thinking of all your family at this sad time r.i.p james

David White

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We used to hang around in high school and you was also in my form! You were a funny guy, always up for a laugh! And you were a bit of an adrenaline junky! This tragedy has touched hundreds of people, just shows how many people were fond of you! Taken far to young! RIP James!

Laurence

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R.I.P James such a sad lost so young thinking of ur family nd friends xx

Rita Paterson

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James was one of my neighbours such a lovely, polite young lad! My heart goes out to his family and friends! I pray they will find some comfort from the support people offer them! R.I.P James

Sandra

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Such sad news heart goes out to James Family at this sad time R.i.p. xx

Melissa Palmer

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R.I.P young man my sympathies go to his parents I can’t imagine what they are going through May god give them the strength to carry on x

Jan Kay

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R.I.P.James,my thoughts are with your family and friends at this sad time,so so sad god bless you all.xxx

Diane Jackson

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Such sad news, my thoughts are with James’ friends and family. X

Tasha Brown

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I did not know you personally James but some of my friends did, I just want to say how tragic this is, RIP x

Amanda Cunningham

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Good night god bless young man.......such a tragedy RIP

Sharon Jones

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RIP James, I didnt know you or your family. Another Angel taken far too soon. Sleep tight young man xxxxx

Ros

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r.i.p james you didnt deserve this you deserved a good future you will always be remebered.

Someone Who Cares

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So very saddened to hear about this. My heart hurts for this lad’s poor parents, can’t begin to imagine the anguish. So dreadfully sorry x

Alison Nicholson

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We feel so sorry for you James R.I.P JAMES

Tahmid Haque

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It was a pleasure teaching you English this year James. Your smile was infectious and everyone enjoyed your presence in the class room. God bless you James xx

Pauline Barlow

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So so sad r.i.p my deepest sympathy to his family x

Christine Edwards

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So very sad and a tragic loss.RIP to young James. Heartfelt thoughts and wishes to his family and friends x

Sarah Lodge

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I was the fisherman on the bankside. sorry for your great loss .sad that a nice lad should be taken so young . r.i.p. james. god bless to all.

Gerald Kostilek

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