MR. CHARLES GOINGS, SR., {85} of the Racepath Community of Myrtle Beach, SC passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019. He was born June 6, 1934 in Georgetown, SC to Elijah and Annie Goings. His parents and four {4} siblings, James Goings, Samuel Goings Sr., Phillip Goings, Annie Weston and his son Billy Earl Chestnut proceeded him in death. Charles was educated in the public schools of Georgetown County. Charles moved to Miami at an early age and worked in several restaurants there before settling in Myrtle Beach, SC.

He began working at the Southwind Motel in 1957 until his retirement in 2000. Charles gave many family and friends jobs at Southwind.

Charles loved watching his western shows, his Myrtle Beach Seahawks and any NBA team his grandson Ramon played for. His closet reflected his love for fashion. He loved to share stories of his time spent in Miami and working at Southwind. Charles loved his family and his Sandy Grove Church family. He was a very fun loving person and never met and stranger. He was always willing to listen or share his vast knowledge.  Charles leaves behind a legacy of kindness and love.

Charles was joined into Holy Matrimony to his beloved wife, Elizabeth Chestnut for forty-seven {47} years.

Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife, Elizabeth C. Goings; children, James {Michelle} Goings, Sylvia Ann Sessions, Shan Goings Francis {Jerome}, Charles Goings Jr. {LuQuiwa} and Alfonzo Goings {Robin}; two {2} daughter-in-laws: Kathy Johnson and Seival Goings; fourteen {14} grandchildren and fourteen {14} great-grandchildren; siblings, Elijah Goings, Mary Francis, Effie Tucker {Willie}, Idella Bradford {Henry}, Mabel Johnson, Jacob Goings {Emily}; sisters-in- law, Nina Eaddy, Carrie Cole, Maxine Goings, Bessie Rush {Leroy}; brothers-in-law, Woodrow Chestnut {Betty}, Elijah Chestnut {Joann}, Jessie Chestnut {Janet}, Thedo Holmes and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2019 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday at the Ocean View Funeral Home Myrtle Beach Chapel.   Ocean View Funeral Home Myrtle Beach Chapel is assisting the Goings Family.



7 Responses to MR. CHARLES GOINGS, SR.

  • Please accept our condolences and prayers.

  • Just as the sun will rise with each dawn, the souls of those who lived life well eternally live on. With heart felt sympathy, we pray for you.

  • Mrs. Lizzie you and your family is in our prayers. Praying that God will give you the
    comfort you need during your time of sorrow. We love you ! Your North Carolina family.
    Cousin Readie children.
    Belinda Nealy Simmonds and family

  • My prayers are with you Lizzy, Ann and the whole entire family. Charles has set the bar on what a good, loving family man is all about. May God give you perfect peace during this time.
    Love you,
    Linda, Barbara, J.R., David and Charmaine Gleaton

  • Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. You will be missed Charles from the Myrtle Beach Gang!!!! ❤️❤️❤️Phyllis, Susan, and Sandy from Lewiston New York.

  • You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Rest in perfect paradise Mr.Charles

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