Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home

125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN


Dexter Kyle Goins

December 1, 1955May 11, 2020

Dexter Kyle Goins, 64, of Greeneville, passed away Monday morning at his home.

He was a Lutheran by faith.

He worked as a printer for 25 years and had his own Goin Mowin lawn care business. His fun passion was fishing. He was a Bass Masters and FLW amateur fisherman in the Southeast. He also loved all the University of Tennessee sports. But, he lived for his family and was a quiet, strong, and ethical influence. His authentic smile will be missed by everyone who knew him.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years: Sheila Renner Goins; three sons and two daughters-in-law: Derrick Goins and Katy, Adam Goins and Kelly, and Kyle Goins; four daughters and two sons-in-law: Katie and Bryant Long, Pooja Goins, Zoey and Michael Wilkerson and Kali Goins; nine grandchildren: Corrinne Moore, Chloe Goins, Dakota Goins, Hunter Long, Dakota Long, Aurora Goins, Gabriel Goins, Serenity McCamey and Titan Wilkerson; three brothers and two sisters-in-law: Odean Goins, Rommie and Nancy Goins and Kent and Jaymie Goins; three sisters and three brothers-in-law: Marlene and Curtis Wilhoit, Lucendia and John R. Davis, Ann Rader and Trent Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.

He was the son of the late J.D. and Sallie Kate Goins and was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Abby Jennings, a sister, Priscilla Taylor, a brother-in-law, Bob Foreman, and a father and mother-in-law, James Lee and Elsie Renner.

The family invites you to participate in a graveside service for Dexter Thursday, May 14, 2020 at St. James Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Moore officiating. The family requests that friends and family line up in their cars at 11:00 am Thursday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home to go in procession to the cemetery at which time the family will visit each one attending while sitting in their cars. Please come and dress casual in your favorite sports attire.


  • Sheila Renner Goins, Wife of 43 years
  • Derrick Goins (Katy), Son
  • Adam Goins (Kelly), Son
  • Kyle Goins, Son
  • Katie Long (Bryant), Daughter
  • Pooja Goins, Daughter
  • Zoey Wilkerson (Michael), Daughter
  • Kali Goins, Daughter
  • Corrinne Moore, Grandchild
  • Chloe Goins, Grandchild
  • Dakota Goins, Grandchild
  • Hunter Long, Grandchild
  • Dakota Long, Grandchild
  • Aurora Goins, Grandchild
  • Gabriel Goins, Grandchild
  • Serenity McCamey, Grandchild
  • Titan Wilkerson, Grandchild
  • Odean Goins, Brother
  • Rommie Goins (Nancy), Brother
  • Kent Goins (Jaymie), Brother
  • Marlene Wilhoit (Curtis), Sister
  • Lucendia Davis (John R.l), Sister
  • Ann Rader (Trent Taylor), Sister
  • J. D. and Sallie Kate Goins, Parents (deceased)
  • Abby Jennings, Granddaughter (deceased)
  • Priscilla Taylor, Sister (deceased)
  • Bob Foreman, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • James Lee and Elsie Renner, Father-in-law and Mother-in-law (deceased)
  • He also leaves several nieces and nephews to cherish his memory.

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Wanda and Steve Riddle

May 14, 2020

The Renners and Goins families have been our dear friends and neighbors for many many years. Our prayers and love are with you during this time of sadness, reflection and transition. We know God and family will sustain you.


Wanda, Steve, Shana, Larry and Bentley.

Danny Ottinger

May 14, 2020

Life is too short, but good memories last forever with family and friends. Goodbye to another good classmate. See you again one day on the other side. Prayers to the family. Danny and Cathy Ottinger

Lowell Collins

May 14, 2020

Dear Shelia,
Gladalea and I are thinking of you and your blessed family this morning. We cannot be there with you but are hearts are with you. We are looking out our window as the sun shines brightly over St. James way. Even in sorrow God's light of hope shines for you and those you love, knowing the love of your life joins your biggest cheerleaders in Heaven. We think of them often. We will pray for you today and as you continue your call to service in Jesus name. We are proud of you. Love, Lowell and Gladalea

Angie Parker Dickenson

May 12, 2020

Deepest heartfelt sadness for my sister Sheila, and family. I am so sorry for your loss of Dexter. He was one of the kindest men I’ve ever known. I’ve had the honor of knowing him for 28 years, he always had a smile for me and very oftentimes made me laugh.
His grace and love will be remembered and treasured. We look forward to seeing him whole and renewed beside Jesus.
With all our love,
Russell & Angie Dickenson

Scarlett Coapstick

May 12, 2020

Sheila and Family- We are all so very sorry to learn of Dexter's passing. Dexter was always smiling, making others smile, and I can never remember seeing him angry. He was a kind and gentle person. Our prayers will be for your comfort, especially getting through all the stressful times ahead. Even though we cannot be with you, know we care and we send our love.
Scarlett, Randy, Paul, and Edna Ruth

Beverly Shaw

May 12, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

Kelly Edens

May 12, 2020

Sheila, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am here for you, whatever you need. I love you my sweet friend. Praying for God’s sweet peace for you and your family.

Rickey Harrison

May 12, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about Dexters passing, he was a good friend to me and I will miss him a lot. We played baseball togeather at South Green, he was the best second baseman I ever played with. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Rick Harrison

Katrina Gailey

May 12, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss. Dexter was always generous, friendly and consistently faithful. We were all blessed for what time we had with him.


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