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William "Bill" Goins

July 15, 1933 — June 6, 2021

William "Bill" J. Goins, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. The Mayfield native was born July 15, 1933 to the late Lucille Goins. Bill was an active member of Immaculate Parish for 62 years. He was a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Mayfield. As a Navy veteran, he served on the USS Essex during the Korean War. Bill graduated from Brescia University in Business, Accounting, and Finance. His first employment was with TJ Bartlett Gulf Oil Company and then he did the finances for Thompson Home Contractors and Lumber Company. Eventually, he retired from Our Lady of Mercy Hospital as the Financial Director after 21 years. After retirement, he served as the Director of Finance for the Glenmary Home Mission Sisters for 15 more years before entering retirement again. He enjoyed hunting artifacts, camping, fishing and being at home with his lovely wife and spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 63 years, Laura Jean (Frey) Goins; son, Drew Goins and wife Kim of Clarksville, Tennessee; daughters, Mary Emily McNulty and husband John of Owensboro, Sally Henry and husband Shawn of Columbus, Ohio and Jane Washington and husband John of Versailles; 10 grandchildren, John McNulty, Anna West, Hannah Goins, Molly Goins, Garrison Goins, Will Henry, Aaron Henry, Hayden Henry, Katie Washington, and Graham Washington; 4 great grandchildren, Warren McNulty, Nolan West, Grayson West, and Ellie West; brother, Robert "Bob" Goins of Mayfield; numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to express special appreciation to Cathy Holt for her compassionate care.

The funeral service will be 10:00 Saturday at Immaculate Catholic Church. Visitation will be Friday from 3:00 until 7:00 pm with prayers at 5:00 pm. Burial with military honors will be in Resurrection Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Glenmary Sisters, P.O. Box 22264, Owensboro, KY 42304 and Hospice of W. Kentucky 3419 Wathen's Crossing Owensboro, KY 42301.

Memories and condolences for the family of Bill Goins may be left at www.glenncares.com

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, June 11, 2021

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Prayer Service

Friday, June 11, 2021

Starts at 5:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Immaculate Catholic Church

2516 Christie Pl, Owensboro, KY 42301

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Burial

Resurrection Cemetery

5404 KY-54, Owensboro, KY 42303

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