Phillip Robert ‘Bob’ Goins

Phillip Robert ‘Bob’ Goins

Phillip Robert “Bob” Goins, 90, of Cobden, died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at his home. 

He was born on July 8, 1930, the son of Fred and Marie Chittick Goins. 

He married Phyllis Sadler. She preceded him in death on Jan. 16, 2020.

He is survived by two sons, Tim (Debbie) Goins of Marion and Phillip Raymond (Leslie) Goins of Louisville, Ky.; his stepchildren, Pam Peterman, Leona Bone, Jim, Sue, Billy and Jennifer Stone; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Crippen of Carbondale; one brother, John Goins of Mounds; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Mr. Goins served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He later retired from the National Guard. He continued serving his fellow veterans as a maintenance worker at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. He later worked as a security guard at Penn Aluminum in Murphysboro. 

Graveside funeral services for Phillip “Bob” Goins were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Casper Cemetery near Anna, with the Rev. Carl Dillow officiating. Interment immediately followed. 

Graveside military rites were conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard military honor team of Marion.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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