Dennis Ray Goings

March 22, 1952 - November 11, 2014
Dennis Ray Goings

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Dennis Ray Goings, 62, of Mills River, passed away on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Pardee Hospital following a brief illness. He was a lifelong resident of Henderson County, and was a son of Sylvia and the late Leonard Goings. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Goings.

He was a member of New Salem Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Dennis loved to spend his time fishing and riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed working with his hands and was very good at it. He has been an avid train collector for many years. Dennis cherished the time he was able to spend with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Joan Goings; son, Jason Goings of Mills River; daughter, Michelle Worley of Mills River; grandchildren, Caleb and Shelley Worley, J.D. and Ashley Goings; mother; Sylvia Goings; brothers, Johnny and James Goings; several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, November 21, 2014 at New Salem Baptist Church in Skyland with Pastor Roger Kuykendall and Pastor Dennis Lanning officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 in the church prior to the service. Burial will follow in New Salem Cemetery.


Friday, November 21, 2014
12:00 AM

New Salem Baptist Church - Directions
200 Rosscraggen Rd.
Skyland, NC 28776


Friday, November 21, 2014
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

New Salem Baptist Church - Directions
200 Rosscraggen Rd.
Skyland, NC 28776

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  • November 17, 2014
    Lee & Linda Harney says:
    Dear Michelle - Our hearts ache for you and all your family at this sad time. We pray for God's guidance and strength as you cope with your Dad's loss and deal with the terrible sorrow. Healing thoughts and special love are headed your way from Lee and Linda Harney

  • November 19, 2014
    Bob Herrmann says:
    Dear Joan, I know that I speak for all of us here at Standard Tytape when I say that we are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • November 21, 2014
    Teresa Trantham says:
    Ashley, JD, Vennie and Jason, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know I love you and am praying for your family.

  • November 22, 2014
    Tammy Morrow Daniels says:
    My deepest condolences to the entire Goings family on your earthly loss of Dennis. My thoughts and prayers will be with you the coming days. May you find comfort in God's unfailing love for us all

  • May 16, 2015
    Christine prater says:
    Thank you for being a wonderful uncle and helping us as we need. You will be greatly missed and loved by all