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is honored on Panel 34E, Line 18 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • You are not forgotten

    Posted on 1/25/17 - by jerry sandwisch wood cty.ohio nam vet 1969-70 army 173rd abn bde
    The war may be forgotten but the warrior will always be remembered !!!! All gave Some-Some gave All. Rest in peace Gordon. :-(
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 12/2/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear CPL Gordon L Goins, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
  • We Remember

    Posted on 11/10/09 - by Robert Sage
    Gordon is buried at Mound Hill Union Cemetery in Eaton, OH.
  • Thank You Soldier

    Posted on 1/12/03 - by Donald Lytle
    As a fellow Buckeye, I say "THANK YOU"

    As a Veteran, I say "JOB WELL DONE, SOLDIER"

    As an American, "YOUR DEATH WAS NOT IN VAIN"

    And as a Believer, "YOUR SPIRIT IS ALIVE--AND STRONG"

    Again, thank you Soldier, for your courageous and valiant service, faithful contribution, and most holy sacrifice, given to this great country of ours!


  • Obituary of Cpl. Gordon L. Goins

    Posted on 5/6/00 - by Preble County Genealogy Room
    According to the Obituary in the Register Herald in Eaton, Oh, it states:

    Eaton Area GI Vietnam Victim
    Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Goins R.1, US-127 North, Eaton, received word Saturday that their son, Army Corporal Gordon L. Goins, 23, was killed Wednesday, Jan. 10, in a hostile assault attack in Vietnam. He was a military policeman serving with Company B of the 89th Infantry when he was injured. He died later from his wounds.

    Corporal Goins attended Fairmount High School in Dayton. After working at New Idea in Colwater, Oh, he entered the U.S. Army four years ago and took basic training at Camp Denny, GA. He served 14 months in Korea, and six months at Ft. Hood, TX, prior to being stationed in Vietnam six months ago.

    Survivors include the parents; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George Goins, Lewisburg; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Vivia Rhodehamel, Greenville; a brother, Roy, Jr. and siter, Ruth, both at home and a married sister, Mrs. Lula Gilbert, New Caslisle.

    Services for Cpl. Gordon L. Goins were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Girton-Schmidt Memorial Home in Eaton. Rev. Harley Brown officated, and burial was in Mound Hill Union Cemetery at Eaton.

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