Goins, Ronnie (Cleveland)

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Ronnie Goins, 65, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 in a local hospital. 

Ronnie was retired from L and D Vault company in Chattanooga with over 32 years of service and attended Maple St. Baptist Church. Ronnie was a well loved and respected member of his neighborhood and community. He was a giving man always ready to help anyone and everyone when they needed it. He will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him.

He was the son of the late Earl and Ina Mae Goins; and was also preceded in death by an infant son, Wendell Joe Goins; and a brother, Harrison Goins. 

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Goins; his sisters, Mary Garrett Smith and her husband Danny, Barbara Bigham and Ruby Rymer; his brother, Randall Goins and his wife Gwen all of Cleveland; a very special friend Dale Moore; his dogs, Baby, Henry, Sheeba, and Bobo; his cat, Bootsy; his sisters-in-law, Sherry Ash and her husband Stanley of Cleveland, Mildred White and her husband Don of Old Fort; a brother-in-law, Tommy Todd of Cleveland; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 21 at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Rev. Quinn Green and Rev. Cliff Donachy officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with Martin Bartee, Gary Duncan, Dewayne Bigham, Ray Bigham, Jeremy Bigham and Jason Bigham serving as casket bearers. 

The family will receive friends Thursday, December 20 from 3-8 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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