Celebration of Life services for Sherwood Goins, 92, will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013 in the chapel at Hixson Funeral Home in DeRidder, La., with Bro. Rod Martin and Bro. Mickey Searls officiating. Interment will immediately follow on the grounds of Dry Creek Cemetery in Dry Creek, La. Family will welcome guests for visitation in the chapel of Hixson Funeral Home in DeRidder, La., on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 5-9 p.m.
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Sherwood Goins was born March 14, 1921 to the late Ben and Bessie Goins and was called home August 26, 2013. Sherwood was married to his lovely wife Lilla, for 58 years. Mr. Goins was also a WWII veteran and loved serving his country and was proud of his services. He was a machinist for PPG for 30 years and a member of Gold Wing Chapter. He became Top Recruiter in 2011 for Gold Wing Road Rider Association. Mr. Goins was an avid outdoorsman and was President of 3 Bridges Hunting Club. He loved spending his time hunting, fishing and was a member of Shiloh Church. Mr. Goins was a proud lifelong resident of Dry Creek, La.
Sherwood is preceded in death by his wife, parents, sister, Jewel Brumley; children, Merlyn Wallace, William Perkins, Linda Smith, Rodney Goins.
Left to cherish memories of Sherwood Goins will be his sister, Irene Lancois; niece, Sharon Jeans; son, Marvin Goins; seven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, as well as many loved and appreciated friends. A special companion for 8 years, Betty Burley.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Stanley Long and Vicky Bailey.
Published in Deridder Daily News on Aug. 28, 2013