Michael Thomas Goins(1957 - 2013)

CHERRYVILLE - Michael Thomas Goins, 55, of Cherryville passed away April 5, 2013, at his home.

He was born Oct. 10, 1957, in Gaston County, son of Nellie Brackett Goins and the late George Goins.

A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday April 7, 2013, at Pisgah A.R.P. Church, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. Rick Lewis.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will be at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City.

Mr. Goins is survived by his wife, Kathy Clark Goins; a stepson, Heath Parsons, of Gastonia; daughters, Summers Goins, of Lincolnton, Tavia McCarter, of Bessemer City; sister, Angie Creighton and spouse, Blair, of Bessemer City; grandchildren, Andrew and Meadow Parsons.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by the mother of his child, Theresa Goins.

Arrangements are with the West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Apr. 6 to Apr. 8, 2013