James Goings, 65

James Goings, 65, of Elk River, died Friday, March 16, 2012.
Jim was born and raised in Mankato, graduating from West High School. He served in the U.S. Army for 3 years. He attended welding school at Dunwoody.
His funeral service was held Tuesday, March 20 at Dare’s Funeral Home in Elk River. Memorials are preferred.
Mr. Goings is survived by his wife, Kelly; children, Kimberly Green of Kasota, James Aaron (Kimberly) of Mankato, Aymee (Tracy) Hanna of Albert Lea, and Wendy (Bryan) Emerson, George (Jessica) and Dusten all of Elk River; 16 grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Mary (Dan), Rebecca (Warren), Danial, Richard (Shirley), Randy (Angie), Gregg and Tommy; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.