ODESSA James Allen Golden, 71, of Odessa, TX, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital.|
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Sunset Memorial Chapel with Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
James was born in Cash County, TX, to Sam and Jennie Golden on September 29, 1942.
He married Ann Golden on October 13, 1959. He worked as a Roustabout/Tool Pusher for Blakely Construction for 35 years.
James loved to watch the Price Is Right, Wrestling and Young and the Restless. His favorite movie was Pure Country and all types of Westerns. James also enjoyed going to Bill Jones' place to go fishing with all his brothers.
James is preceded in death by both his parents Sam and Jennie Golden and a brother William Harold Golden.
James is survived by his wife Ann Golden, Anna and spouse Andy Martin, Kathy and spouse Donnie Wilson, Tracy and spouse Dennis Newton, siblings Kenneth Golden, Phil Golden, Freddy Golden, Donna Joe Hayes, Candance Wright, Anna Sue Williams, Beverly Snelson, grandchildren, La Donna Ann Wilson, Dana Sorenson, Andy Jr. Martin, James Martin, Crystal Martin, Kasen Newton and Kirsten Ann Golden, great-grandchildren Riley Ann Wilson, Corben Sorenson and two more on the way, Ivan Betancourt.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Golden, Phil Golden, Freddy Golden, Donnie Wilson, Andy Martin and Dennis Newton.
The family of James wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all the doctors and nurses and Hospice for James' care.
To send condolences please visit our website at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Published in Odessa American on July 1, 2014