Randall Goins, 76, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born June 13, 1937, to the late Earl and Ina Mae Goins. He was preceded in death by brothers: Harrison Goins and Ronnie Goins; and sister, Barbara Jean Bigham.
He served in the U.S. Army for six years. He was employed in construction at Watts Bar, where he retired after 20 years. He was a member of Hopewell Church of God and past member of East Cleveland Church of God, where he was the church treasurer and actively involved in youth ministry.
He loved the great outdoors, working in his garden, camping, and most of all spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Gwen Goins; kids: Rick Burrell and wife, Ivonne, of Fernandina Beach, Fla., Duke Snyder and wife, Brandy, and Brandy Latham and husband, Stephen, all of Cleveland; grandkids: Heather Burrell of Portland, Ore., Bianca Burrell of Orlando, Fla., Madden Snyder and Charlee Snyder, both of Cleveland; sisters: Ruby Rymer, Mary Smith and husband, Danny; sisters-in-law: Mildred Goins and Carolyn Goins, all of Cleveland; special cousin, Pat Snyder; several nieces and nephews, special friends; and the youth throughout their ministry over the years.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hopewell Church of God, 5765 Eureka Road, Cleveland TN 37312.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at the church. Pastor Jerry Millwood and Pastor Leon Goforth will be officiating.
Interment will follow the service at Fort Hill Cemetery in Cleveland. Jeffrey Stephenson, David Stephenson, Jim Hindman, Matt Nation, Brandon Ridge, and Ron Vail will serve as pallbearers.
You are invited to share a personal memory of Randall or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist the Goins family with these arrangements.