Mr. Charles Jerome "Snook" Goins


Charles Jerome Goins was born April 22, 1945, in Mountain City, Tennessee, and made his transition to be with his heavenly Father on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.


Charles graduated from Elizabethton High School in Elizabethton, Tennessee. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Armed Forces (United States Army). He was a Vietnam Veteran who served several deployments. After leaving the Army, Charles settled in Northern California where he started his own business which he named after his two eldest daughters.


In his later years, Charles moved back to Tennessee until his retirement due to Military related illnesses and disabilities from Agent Orange. For the past few years, he has been living in Kentucky and cared for by his beloved daughter, Kristy. Charles had a great love for boxing, fishing, rebuilding cars, and refinishing furniture. He loved his children dearly and his family was a major part of his life.


Charles was preceded in death by his father, Charles Robert Goins, and his three brothers, William, James, and Terry.


He is survived by his mother, Mary Wellington; four children, Kristy, Amy, Jeremy, Lydia, and their spouses; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three sisters, Darlene, Edwina, and Deborah; and brother, Paul; as well as a host of nieces and nephews, cousins, and other extended family members.


Charles was very proud of his service to his country as a Veteran. He brought joy to everyone with whom he came in contact. Charles was loved by all. He will be greatly missed and will always be with us in our minds, hearts, and memories.


Graveside services for Mr. Goins will be conducted Thursday March 4, 2021 at 10 am from the VA National Cemetery in Mt. Home, TN.

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