|Birth: ||Feb. 4, 1932|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2010|
Columbus Republic 27 Aug 2010
David Goins, 78, of Scipio, went home to be with the Lord at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday, August 25, 2010, at Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.
Mr. Goins was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a survivor of the battle of Chosin Reservoir. He was a lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1987.
A supervisor at Stadler Packing Company for 25 years, he attended Lowell General Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, woodworking, shooting pool, fishing and pitching horseshoes.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Revs. Glenn Poynter and Ronnie Hampton officiating.
Family and friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from noon until service time Monday.
Burial will be at Bethel Baptist Cemetery. Full military rites will be presented by Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be sent to the Goins family, and a video tribute may be viewed at www.barkesweaverglick.com.
Born in Columbus on February 4, 1932, Mr. Goins was the son of John F. and Maggie Baker Goins. He married Hazel M. Wilson on February 7, 1953.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years; a son, Stephen Goins of Scipio; a daughter, Sandra Goins of Scipio; grandchildren, Missy (Willie) Bertram of North Vernon, Jason Mann of Pensacola, FL, Matt (Michelle) Goins of Cincinnati and Josh (Devon) Goins of Edinburgh; great-grandchildren, Brittany Mann, Amber Mann, Allie Bertram, Zach Mann, Hanah Bertram, Drew Goins, Jada Goins, Kemper Goins, Trynyn Goins and Gavin Goins; a sister, Martha Russell of Columbus; brothers, Elmer (Marge) Goins of Ogilville and Charles (Pat) Goins of Columbus; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Goins was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elizabeth, Delphine, Cindy, Rosie and Nancy; and brothers, Frank and Johnny.
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