Christopher “Rick” Richard Goins of Jacksboro, formerly of Ross OH, passed away peacefully Saturday October 29 2022 in LaFollette TN surrounded by family. He was 57.He was preceded in death by his father & mother, Von and Betty Goins. Also preceded in death by his infant grandson Haze Levi Goins, and longtime friend David Napier.Rick was a veteran of the Army in the Armored division and took great pride in that. Rick was of Baptist faith and had a testimony of Gods goodness & mercy. He always had a story to tell that would guarantee a laugh. He was always willing to lend a hand to a friend or family member. He will be greatly missed.

Rick is survived by his son, Nikko Von Goins and wife Jessica, 5 grandchildren, Nikko Von II, Landon, Khloe, Levi and Ariey all of Ohio; brother Steve Goins and wife Christy of KY and niece Taylor Goins; Close cousins: Suzanne Crabtree & husband Jerome of Oneida, Johnny Hatfield of LaFollette, Brenda Kay of Ohio. He was uncle or cousin Rick to many: Jacob & Taylor Crabtree of Oneida, John Matthew Hatfield, Lori, Miranda, April Crass & husband Bobby of LaFollette. Many more family members and friends.

A special thank you to the Amedisys hospice nurses who cared for Rick during his Illness.

Ricks wishes were to be cremated and he will be honored with a celebration of life that will be planned for a later date.

The family has entrusted the care of Christopher Goins to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

Christopher’s guest book may be viewed at