Benjamin Harrison Goins Jr., 91, passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014. Service: 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Laurel Land Fort Worth. Ben had a long and full life. He enlisted in the Army
Air Corps in 1941, and served in the United States Air Force
until his retirement in 1973. He later worked for Carswell AFB retiring in 2008. He enjoyed fastpitch softball, bowling, hunting, fishing and traveling to state parks. His favorite saying was "Never give up." He will be missed and never forgotten. Ben was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, and son, Benjamin H. Goins III. Survivors: Daughter, Marcia Schafer and husband, Paul; grandchildren, Benjamin H. Goins IV, Kevin L. Schafer, Kelly L Schafer, Michelle R. Pugliese; daughters-in-law, Barbara Goins, Stella Marie Hall; his rocking chair companion, Guido.