Obituary for Donald Carl Goins

Obituary for Donald Carl Goins

Graveside service for Donald Carl Goins, 87 of Pocola is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Reverend Brad Khul officiating.

Services are under the direction of Mallory-Martin Funeral Home of Spiro.

Donald was born July 10, 1936 in Poteau to Lottie Dolly Maple Goins and Bob Goins and passed away March 15, 2024 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. 

Donald was married to Evelyn Marie McGowan Goins April 6, 1957 in  Strathmore, California.

Survivors include his wife Evelyn Goins; son Bobby Don and Donna Goins; brother Troy Goins; grandchildren Tara Goins Mojica and Kyle Goins;, great grandchildren Amelia Mojica, Audrena Mojica and Sebastian Mojica.

He was preceded in death by his parents Bob and Dolly Goins. brothers Bobby Goins, Harroll Goins and Carroll Goins; and sister, Ann Benard

Pallbearers are Jim Black, Damon Burris, Johnny Graf, Bill Sweeton, Terry Moody and Rick Lomon.
Viewing is Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Monday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the funeral home. 

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