James Michael "Mike" Goins

  • Born: October 5, 1954
  • Died: May 25, 2014
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Staab Funeral Home

1109 South 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62703

Tel. (217) 528-6461

Tribute & Message From The Family

James Michael "Mike" Goins, 59, of Springfield, died at 10:57 pm, Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born October 5, 1954 in Springfield, to James Alexander and Ruby Jewell Wilson Goins. He married Sharon J. Cantrall on October 25, 2007 and she preceded him in death on May 13, 2014.

His parents, and step-father, Bob Crowder; two sisters, Sandy Gudgel and Pat Walker and one brother, Chuck Goins also preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sisters, Janet (Dave) Elder of Springfield and Bobbie Staley of Licking, MO; two brothers, John (Cheryl) Goins and Steve Goins both of Springfield; three step-brothers, Harry (Connie) Crowder of Springfield, Jerry (Linda) Crowder of Chatham and Marvin Crowder of Peoria; one step son, Ryan (Danyele) Cantrall; one step-daughter, Tammy Cantrall (Steve Mainwaring); one aunt and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

James was a Cubs fan, he enjoyed his coffee and cigarettes and spending time with his dog Nikki.

Family will be hosting a Celebration of life: 2-6 pm, Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Aqua Sports Club.

Memorial contributions may be given to the family of James Michael Goins in care of Janet Elder.


Condolence & Memory Journal


We are deeply sorry prayers go out to the family
Jason & Kerri Goins
Chatham, IL

Posted by Kerri Goins - Chatham, IL - Mike was my husband's uncle   May 30, 2014

My Prayers are with you .Janet, Harry , Jerry, sorry for your loss.

Posted by Steve Washko - Springfield, IL - Friend   May 29, 2014

My prayers go to Mikes family. it was a honor to know him he was a true friend

Posted by Mark Zeidler - Springfield, IL - Friend   May 29, 2014


My prayers go to your family. Mike was my uncles brother and was a sweet man. I'm lost for words may you join your wife in heaven.

Posted by Amy Williàmson - Riverton, IL - friend/family   May 29, 2014

R.I.P. Little brother. You can be with your wife and all our family members that have gone before you. I can only hope you didn't suffer in pain in what happen to you. I know now you have that shit-eating grin on your face. Keep smiling. We all love you and miss you already. HUGS!

Posted by Janet Elder - Springfield, IL - Sister   May 29, 2014

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