The April 30th episode of Gold Rush left many emotional as fans remembered Jesse Goins from the hit Discovery show. Here’s a look at what happened to him as Twitter users mourn his death.
Jesse had been an important part of the show for a long time. The reality star passed away in August 2020. He was 60 at the time of his death. The news of his demise was confirmed by the network. During the April 30th episode of the show, Discovery paid tribute to him.
What happened to Jesse Goins?
Jesse passed away in August 2020. The exact cause of his death is still unknown. Jesse was found unconscious by a crew member and was immediately rushed to the hospital. He was pronounced dead upon arrival.
His death came as a shock to many. Discovery went on to release a statement of their own. The statement read: “We are absolutely heartbroken to hear about Jesse Goins death. Our hearts and prayers go out to his family.”
Jesse had joined Dave Turin midway through the first season of Lost Mine. He continued working as gold room operator. Over the years, Jesse proved it to everyone why he could be trusted with important work. His demise shook the cast and crew members.
Cast mourns the death of Jesse Goins
Following Jesse’s death, Dave posted a tribute on his Facebook page. He shared a picture of himself with Jesse and wrote: “I apologize for not posting sooner, however this has been a very difficult time. Jesse is a man that I loved and respected. I was the first to find him after his heart attack and worked hard to bring him back to our world. God had another plan, and some day I will see him again in Heaven. Love you Jesse, see you soon.”
Meanwhile, Nathan Clark from the show also paid tribute to the reality star. He wrote: “‘m truly lost for words right now. We lost the man that I trusted with my future and my kid’s future. Jesse Goins was the kindest soul you could ever have met. Love you brother!”
He continued: “Jesse would give up his meal for the man next to him that was not as hungry. He was that man… He was the funniest man in times of need. Jesse kept #TeamTurin going always. The world needs people like Jesse. I know he’s in heaven running double lines of gold down that table that overflows his cups. ”
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