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DuWayne E. Goings

August 11, 1933 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 85)

DuWayne E. Goings, age 85, of Auburn passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at his Auburn home. 

Mr. Goings was born on August 11, 1933 in St. Joe, Indiana to Clarence and Laura (Keller) Goings.

He married Sandra K. Doub on June 15, 1963 in Auburn.  She preceded him in death on November 1, 1997.  On July 25, 2003 he married Mary Ann Carper in Auburn.  She resides in Auburn.

Mr. Goings was a lifetime DeKalb County farmer.  He worked for the Able Saw Mill in Auburn and then he drove school bus for DeKalb Central Schools for several years.  DuWayne loved tractors.  He enjoyed attending and competing in tractor pulls and other events.  He was a member of the Cedar Creek Antique Engine and Tractor Association.  He also honorably served in the National Guard stationed in Fort Wayne for 8 years.          

Survivors include: 

His wife; Mary Ann Goings of Auburn.

Son and daughter-in-law; Todd and Natalie Goings of Auburn.

Daughter and son-in-law; Julie and Tim Flegal of Bryan, Ohio.

Son; Paul Goings of Michigan.

Step daughter and son-in-law; Cora and Doug Fisher of Huntertown.

Step son and daughter-in-law; George and Cindy Carper of Spring Hill, Florida.

Step daughter; Linda Webb of Fort Wayne.

Step son and daughter-in-law; Leo and Chris Carper of Grabill.

Step daughter and son-in-law; Beth and Mike Jettinghoff of Fort Wayne.

Step son and daughter-in-law; David and Jama Carper of North Port, Florida.

Step son and daughter-in-law; Phil and Renee Carper of Hamilton.

6 grandchildren; Sandie, Anna and Andrew Flegal and Shaye, Sean and Sage Mentzer.

13 step grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

Sister and brother-in-law; Delores and Dale Smith of Waterloo.

Sister; Donna Greenfield of Auburn.

Several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife; Sandra Goings and brother; Dale Goings.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2019 from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 South Center Street in Auburn. 

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn with Pastor Ken Herb officiating.

Burial will take place at Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn.

Memorial donations may be directed to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 1315 Directors Row, Suite 210, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808-1284 and the Cedar Creek Antique Engine and Tractor Association. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home of Auburn. 

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