Lieut James Michael Goins

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Lieut James Michael Goins

  • Birth 6 Dec 1980 Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 15 Aug 2004 Najaf, Iraq
  • Burial Cabanal, Carroll County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 9377481

Son of James Elwin Goins Jr and Tammy DeLozier. Brother of Mandy Kilbourn, and Sarah Goins.

United in marriage to Paula Mason on Aug 4, 2001.

Michael was co-Valedictorian of the Class of 1999 Bonner Springs High School, Bonner Springs, Kansas. He graduated Kansas State University with honors in 2003. His church home was Rehms Park Baptist Church in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

Michael was killed when an assailant climbed on top of his tank and shot through the open hatch. Also killed in the attack was Spc. Mark Anthony Zapata.


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  • Maintained by: AJK
  • Originally Created by: GBern.O
  • Added: 28 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9377481
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut James Michael Goins (6 Dec 1980–15 Aug 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9377481, citing Moore Cemetery, Cabanal, Carroll County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by AJK (contributor 47327634) .