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John Golden, Jr. was born in Columbus, GA on March 31, 1941 to Melinda and John Golden, Sr. (who preceded him in death) and transcended this life on July 6, 2013 at the age of 72. While on this earth, he was a positive light that touched the lives of all who were blessed to encounter him.
John Golden, Jr.
John was a proud member of the U.S. Navy where he achieved the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer. After serving our country for 26 ½ years, he moved to Everett, WA where he worked for the Everett School District for 19 ½ years. Upon retirement, he spent his free time playing cards with friends and meeting other Everett School District retirees for a monthly breakfast.
John leaves to mourn at the family home his wife, Susan; sons, Carl and Angelo, and eight year old Bassett Hound, Queenie. He also leaves his sisters, Betty Jackson, Columbus, GA; Laura Walker, Stone Mountain, GA; nieces, Willetta Jackson, Columbus, GA and Laurie Walker, Stone Mountain, GA; along with a host of other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203.
Funeral Services for John Golden, Jr. will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, July, 15 2013 at Solie Funeral Home. Burial will be held in Columbus, GA.
Solie Funeral Home and Crematory
3301 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Published in The Herald (Everett) on July 12, 2013