Credit: Nathan Clark

Photo by: Nathan Clark

Nathan Clark

Credit: Nathan Clark

In Memory of Jesse Goins from Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine

By: Discovery

Seasoned Montana gold prospector Jesse Goins has sadly passed at the age of 60.

August 20, 2020

A cherished member of GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN'S LOST MINE, Jesse Goins died suddenly while working at Box Creek mine in Colorado on August 18, 2020.

Jesse joined Dave's operation midway through the first season of Lost Mine and continued working with the crew into the second season as the gold room operator.

The lifelong miner teamed up with Dave Turin after bringing him to Grasshopper Creek Montana in 2018.

When Dave started his new operation he chose Jesse to take over the hugely trusted role of running the gold room.

Beloved among Dave's crew, Jesse was asked to take over as a heavy equipment operator to help the Turin Team realize their dream of striking paydirt in U.S. mines.

The cast and crew are devastated by the loss of a genuinely good and humble man who radiated humor, skill, and integrity to all who were lucky enough to know him.

Next Up

There's Massive Payday Potential in Gold Rush: Dave Turin's Lost Mine

The higher the risk the bigger the reward... or failure.Watch the new season of GOLD RUSH: DAVE TURIN’S LOST MINE starting Friday, March 19 on Discovery and discovery+.

In a New Two-hour Special, Discovery Follows the Biggest Excavation in 100 years, in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings

Valley of the Kings: The Lost Tombs streams Sunday, February 28 on discovery+.

Captains Come Together to Save Fishery in New Season

Catch the first episode on discovery+ Friday, March 19, ahead of the season premiere of Deadliest Catch on Tuesday, April 20 on Discovery.

Aspiring Entrepreneurs Risk it all in New Discovery Series I Quit

Successful leaders help six fledgling businesses reach the next level in I QUIT, premiering Tuesday, August 18 at 10P ET.

Jim Belushi Opens Cannabis Farm to Discovery Audiences in New Show

Actor and comedian Jim Belushi embarks on new career as legal cannabis farmer in GROWING BELUSHI, premiering Wednesday, August 19 at 10P ET on Discovery.

Strangers Unite to Build Self-Sustaining Community in 100 Days Wild

100 DAYS WILD, premiering Friday, August 21 at 9P ET, brings seven strangers together to build a self-sustaining community in the Alaskan wilderness.

Jim Belushi Opens Up About His New Career High in the Cannabis Industry

Learn more about his upcoming Discovery show, GROWING BELUSHI, from Jim Belushi himself in this exclusive interview with Discovery.com

The Puppies have Taken Over THE AQUARIUM!

There is nothing cuter than puppies playing, but we love what we saw at the Georgia Aquarium this week! Puppies playing amoungst all different kind of marine life!

Unlock the Secrets of the Lost Ark

For as long as we know, explorers have searched for the Bible’s most sacred religious artifacts. All-new series SECRETS OF THE LOST ARK premieres Sunday, May 23 at 10p on Science Channel.

Here Are Some Things You Never Knew About Saint Patrick's Day

Every year on March 17th, people around the world celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with parades, feasts, and a whole lot of green. But what is Saint Patrick's Day and why do we celebrate it?