Albert Hayes Goins of Lorane, Oregon died on July 19, 2017 at the age of 85.
He was born in Firesteel, SD on April 14, 1932 to Burnell Phillip and Grace Elizabeth (Holt) Goins. Albert attended Curtin School and then served in the Army during the Cold War. He married Lucille Myrth Denney on March 30, 1958 in Creswell.
Albert worked as a millworker and later as a gardener at Tyrrell Seed Orchard. His hobbies included gardening, woodcutting and serving others. As his health deteriorated he involved himself in phone ministry, serving the Lord by encouraging others.
He is survived by son Matthew Goins of Lorane; daughter Vaunie Goins of Drain; brother Erwin Goins of Curtin; sisters Leslie Goins of Curtin and Emily Goins of Pendleton; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Goins.
A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday, July 27 at 10 a.m. at Comstock Cemetery in Cottage Grove. The family is encouraging carpooling because parking is limited.
Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove.