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1501 W. Lexington Ave.
Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900
Charles Goins

Charles Lee "Bill" Goins

Tuesday, October 25th, 1927 - Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Charles “Bill” Lee Goins, 91, of Independence, MO passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Funeral visitation will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 with funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Carson-Speaks Funeral Home at 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO. Interment will be immediately after the service at Mt. Washington Cemetery.
Bill was born October 25, 1927 in Laredo, MO to parents Charles Henry Goins and Katie May Dudley. He met the love of his life, Ruby, in Kansas City and he and Ruby were married May 11, 1948. Bill worked 42 years for Superior Roller Co./MARCO (Mid-American Roller Co.) in Kansas City, MO.

Bill enjoyed coaching youth baseball and was named “Coach of the year” in 1964 when his Queen City Bantam team won the league championship. In recent years Bill has enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports ranging from baseball, basketball, dance, hockey, soccer, softball, swimming and track to name a few. He especially enjoyed watching his grandson Jake play baseball and was just beginning to get into watching his great-grandson Colton begin his baseball experience.

His favorite recreation was traveling the open road with Ruby and three generations of family members as well as their lifelong friends, Bill and Nita Leighty. Among his favorite destinations were Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Bill’s other interests included playing competitive softball in his adult youth, square dancing , listening to country music, fishing with his best friend Charlie and bowling as well as being a vocal spectator when watching the KC Royals and Chiefs along with MU Football. He was committed to supporting MU sports, especially football.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Katie, his brother, James Goins, sisters Emma Goins, Edith Biesecker, Lucy Goins and Jackie Ruberson. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ruby Goins, his children, Billy Joe (Annette) Goins of Cedar Hill, TX, Jim (Sandy) Goins of Independence, MO, Rich (Kelly) Goins of Lee’s Summit, MO, Sue (Brent) McMilian of Wheatland, MO along with six grandchildren, Rebecca (Brian) Arnold of Kansas City, MO, Angela Goins (Jerry Gullion) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Jake Goins of Lee’s Summit, MO, Jordan Goins of Lee’s Summit, MO, Christa McMilian of Kansas City, MO and Kelli (Kacey) Godwin of Blue Springs, MO, and four great grandchildren, Alexandra Arnold, Caitlyn Arnold, Colton Goins and Jonas Goins-Coleman.
Bill had unique and special nicknames for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He lived a long, full life surrounded by family and friends. He was a very proud family Patriarch that was respected and loved by all!

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  • Visitation

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Friday, March 15th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Carson-Speaks Chapel
    1501 W. Lexington Ave
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  • Service

    Friday, March 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, March 15th, 2019 2:00pm
    Carson-Speaks Chapel
    1501 W. Lexington Ave
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  • Interment

    Mount Washington Cemetery

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Camellia Leighty

Posted at 10:30am
It was so nice to see everyone.I am glad to have been able to know Bill and Ruby thru Larry and his family.. You can tell that he was well respected and thought of by the people that came to support eachother. My prayers are with you all as the days turn into weeks that you may take comfort knowing how much of an impact he had on everyone.. That he is no longer in pain and is whole again..Love to all

Jerry Lockhart

Posted at 10:47am
Jim and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I remember him and your Mom always being at our Van Horn games. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family. Jerry Lockhart

Angie Goins

Posted at 04:20am
Share a can I ever choose a memory, I have 37 years of memories with my Grandpa. So, so very many memories. I was blessed to have a grandpa who did the job of two grandpas when he was the only one in my life. Grandpa always called me "Indian" as long as I can remember. He'd call grandma the "old Indian woman" he'd always tease that we were up to no good together. I remember grandpa and Charlie Green in heavy baseball discussions with a cup of coffee in hand, I figure right about now is as good as any for Grandpa and Charlie to be discussing the future of the Royals and finally catching up. I remember vacations across the country as a big family...there really wasn't anything better!! Riding in the back if the RV singing to Willie. Years later I know why South Dakota and Wyoming are truly some of my favorite places and forever will be. Fishing, watching birds, watching Rocky the squirrel, MU sports, KC sports, Westerns, Country Music...he loved it all. Ha, a funny I just remember is how grandpa used to name the flies that snuck in the house and he'd shout "Don't kill George, he's my pet"...a strategy I used on my own child years later so as not to make him scared of the small things in life. I am grateful my son, Colton had 10 wonderful years with Grandpa and he got to share a love of sports with grandpa, especially when it was baseball season. I loved watching my Grandpa, watch my son play ball and hear him offer tips and help learning the game. I could go on forever...the gist is Grandpa was a one of a kind, the one and only like him and I wouldn't have changed him for the world. I am so glad I had 37 years with him. Grandma, grandpa has been with you more than 70 years and he will always be right by your side looking out for you, I just know it! Love you both so very much! Grandpa, I know you'll be out there with us on the ball field in a few weeks, but know you are so missed every single day. I love you! - Indian

Tom May

Posted at 01:27pm
My condolences to all in the Goins family. As a teenager, I would come and visit Joe (Billy) and Jim, with my friends Don and Danny Call, and we would chat with the whole family. Many thanks for always welcoming me in the home, and making me a part of the family.

Linda Walker

Posted at 01:24pm
Angie and family we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Angie Goins Posted at 03:07pm

Thank you Linda, we really appreciate it.

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